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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend ASU.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at ASU. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend ASU and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend ASU in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at ASU.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at ASU – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at ASU and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at ASU finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at ASU.

Arkansas State University

"Arkansas State University educates leaders, enhances intellectual growth and enriches lives."

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro enjoys a reputation as an excellent institution of higher education serving citizens throughout Arkansas and surrounding states. Dedicated to teaching, research and service, the university provides students with the broad educational foundations that help develop critical thinking and analytical skills, decision-making capabilities, and communication skills. ASU offers degree programs at the doctoral, specialist's, master's, bachelor's, and associate's degree levels available through the various colleges: Agriculture, Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Nursing and Health Professions, Sciences and Mathematics, and University College. Arkansas State University's commitment to excellence in higher education is demonstrated by its accreditation by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, as well as 24 specialized accrediting organizations. In addition, the university holds memberships in numerous national organizations which support the highest educational standards.

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Living in the ASTATE Community

Arkansas State University is located in Jonesboro and it is the only comprehensive public university in Northeast Arkansas.  ASU is in the heart of the Mid-South with roots in the rich cultural mix of the Delta.  We honor our past while looking to the future.  We enjoy our central location but look to the world.  We take pride in the diversity of our faculty, staff and students, while taking time to value each individual.  We are a work in progress that's been a century in the making.

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Jonesboro is the largest city in Northeast Arkansas and is the 5th largest city in Arkansas. Jonesboro is located approximately 70 miles from Memphis, TN; 130 miles from Little Rock, AR; and 245 miles from St. Louis, MO. The Jonesboro region is a regional center for manufacturing, agriculture, medicine, education and trade.