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Arkansas State University

United States of America


Arkansas State University History

Arkansas State University is a public university located in the town of Jonesboro, Arkansas in the United States of America. The university was established in 1909 as First District Agricultural School subsequently adopting the present name in 1967. The university currently enrolls over 14,000 students and employs 1500+ staff.

Arkansas State University Programs, Courses, and Schools

Arkansas State University offers a wide range of programs in over 160 fields of study such as Science, Mathematics, Agriculture, Engineering and Technology, Business Education, Behavioural Sciences, Liberal Arts, Communication, Medicine, and Nursing to name a few.

Arkansas State University also offers specialized graduate programs in Molecular Bio-Sciences, Music, Sports Administration, Sociology, Physical Education, Counselling, Chemistry, Political Science, Criminal Justice, Engineering Management, and Environmental Science.

Arkansas State University Campuses

Arkansas State University is located in the town of Jonesboro and is conveniently located from the major cities like Memphis, Little Rock, Nashville, and St. Louis. The university campus is spread over an area of 1376 acres which comprises of over 145 buildings housing various faculties, administrative offices, and student services.

Arkansas State University comprises of an on-campus medical center, campus bookstore, multicultural and leadership center in addition to dining facilities at the university restaurants. The Dean B. Ellis Library offers access to numerous books, journals, periodicals, archives, and special collections in both print and digital formats.

Arkansas State University Achievements

Arkansas State University has been ranked 68th in the Regional Universities of South by a report of US News and World Report. The university is also ranked amongst 25th in the Top Public Schools of the United States for its performance on various parameters.

Arkansas State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Chicago and many of its programs are accredited by the prestigious accreditation agencies such as the AASCB, Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, ABET, Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, and American Chemical Society.

Arkansas State University USP

Arkansas State University is one of the most affordable US universities with an annual living cost of $23,000 which includes tuition fees and living costs. The cost of living in Jonesboro is 12.8% less than the average living cost in the country.

Arkansas State University offers free airport transfers to its students from Memphis International Airport and numerous scholarships, grants, and bursaries to the students. The university also assists students with free career counseling and job placement facilities.

Arkansas State University Notable Alumni

Fred Barnett (NFL Player), Mike Beebe (Governor of Arkansas from 2006 to 2014), Earl Bell (Olympic Bronze Medalist in Pole Vaulting), and Darren Benson (NFL Player).


Arkansas State University Programs

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Arkansas State University Cost of studies


Undergraduate : $17,000

Graduate: $15,000

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Arkansas State University Deadlines


Intake                Online Applications due by             Programs available

Fall 2019              5th July 2019                                    PG,UG ESL, PhD

Spring 2020          7th November 2019                         PG,UG ESL, PhD

Summer 2020       5th April 2020                                   PG,UG,ESL

Fall 2020               5th July 2020                                    PG,UG ESL, PhD



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