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Colleges / Arkansas State University-Newport

Arkansas State University-Newport

Newport, AR 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

About Arkansas State University Newport

Arkansas State University-Newport Overview

Arkansas State University-Newport is a public, state school in a rural setting in Newport, Arkansas. Arkansas State University Newport was founded in 1989 and enrolls 1,829 undergrads and no graduate students.

Planning to play sports? Arkansas State University Newport has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Arkansas State University Newport on the Student Life page.

2022 Arkansas State University Newport Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 93%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.2
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 0%
Percent of Need Met 14.5%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $5,563

Is Arkansas State University Newport a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer idea of what Arkansas State University Newport offers and if it could be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Arkansas State University-Newport

It is not competitive to get into Arkansas State University Newport. Around 93% of applicants get into Arkansas State University Newport each year. Last year, 1,204 students applied to Arkansas State University Newport and 1,124 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Arkansas State University Newport

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Arkansas State University Newport Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Arkansas State University Newport directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Arkansas State University Newport's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Arkansas State University-Newport's endowment was $2.1 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $1,843 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Arkansas State University Newport

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Arkansas State University Newport meets 14.5% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Arkansas State University Newport full-time are awarded $5,563 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Arkansas State University Newport.

Based on this information, does Arkansas State University Newport seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Arkansas State University Newport a good school for you?

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Where is Arkansas State University Newport?

Arkansas State University Newport is located in the rural setting of Newport, Arkansas.

If you want to see Arkansas State University Newport for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. 67/167 to Newport, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Arkansas State University Newport and Newport are like without leaving home.

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College Info

7648 Victory Boulevard Newport, AR 72112

Campus Setting: Rural

Arkansas State University Newport Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Arkansas State University Newport is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Arkansas State University Newport is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Arkansas State University Newport ACT Scores


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16 - 20

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Arkansas State University Newport is 18. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into Arkansas State University Newport. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Arkansas State University Newport SAT Scores


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Arkansas State University Newport Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Arkansas State University Newport is like? There are approximately 1,829 students enrolled at Arkansas State University Newport. 40% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from AR and 2% percent of students are from other states.


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