If you are thinking about applying to Arkansas State University, the application fee costs $30. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.
Arkansas State University does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into Arkansas State University is moderately difficult. Arkansas State University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Arkansas State University accepted 66% of all applicants., around 3,752 of the 5,683 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Arkansas State University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Arkansas State University must submit the following items. Double check with Arkansas State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2.75|
|Other Requirements||√||minimum ACT composite score of 21, immunization, Selective Service|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Arkansas State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 52% submitted a class rank. At Arkansas State University 27% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 49% were in the top 25% and 74% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Arkansas State University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Arkansas State University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2019, 1.3% of Arkansas State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 96.8% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Arkansas State University students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 515 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Arkansas State University students scored 615 or higher, and 75% scored a 515 or higher.
To be most competitive at Arkansas State University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Arkansas State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Arkansas State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Arkansas State University.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Arkansas State University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Arkansas State University?
Students who are admitted to Arkansas State University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Arkansas State University accept transfer credits?
Arkansas State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Arkansas State University accepts:
CLEP subject tests
Does Arkansas State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Arkansas State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Arkansas State University?
Arkansas State University. is not test optional.
How hard is it to get into Arkansas State University? Arkansas State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Arkansas State University acceptance rate is 66%. This means that the institution accepts 66 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Arkansas State University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Arkansas State University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Arkansas State University is 24. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Arkansas State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Arkansas State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.56. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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