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Arkansas State University - Jonesboro

Jonesboro, AR 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate63%
Acceptance Rate63%

About Arkansas State University

Brimming with southern charm and hospitality, Arkansas State University (A-State) in Jonesboro is the place to be! A leading center for research, service, and academics, A-State offers a world-class education with over 150 degrees. Home to the Red Wolves, A-State's athletic spirit is infectious. Its campus, a blend of modern architecture and lush green spaces, fosters a vibrant and inclusive student life. Known for its strong programs in agriculture, education, and business, A-State prepares students for future success. 

Did You Know?

A-State is home to an unusual but beloved campus resident, a pack of real red wolves! These endangered animals are nurtured in a habitat on campus as part of a recovery program, in conjunction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The university adopted the red wolf as its mascot in 2008, and today, the on-campus pack serves as an emblem of school spirit and a symbol of A-State's commitment to environmental conservation.

Arkansas State University is a public, state university in the town of Jonesboro, Arkansas. Arkansas State University was founded in 1909. The university currently enrolls around 12,142 students a year, including 7,520 undergraduates.

Arkansas State University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Arkansas State University. The acceptance rate at Arkansas State University is 63%. In 2022, 3,693 out of 5,835 total applicants were accepted.

Arkansas State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 63%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 2.5%

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Arkansas State University is located in Jonesboro, Arkansas, near Memphis.

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College Info

2105 Aggie Road Jonesboro, AR 72467

Campus Setting: Small Town

Arkansas State University Application Deadline

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Arkansas State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1170


Math SAT Range

510 - 620


Reading SAT Range

500 - 590

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Wondering what life at Arkansas State University is like? There are approximately 12,142 students enrolled at Arkansas State University, including 7,520 undergraduate students and 4,622 graduate students. 71% percent of students attend school full-time, 83% percent are from AR and 17% percent of students are from other states.


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