Southern Arkansas University-Magnolia is a public, state school located in the small town setting of Magnolia, AR
Founded in 1909, the institution currently enrolls around 4,432 students a year, including 3,447 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $44,958,577. The school spends $4,987 for each full-time student enrolled.
Acceptance rate: 69%
Average GPA: 3.47
Mean ACT score: 22
Mean SAT score: 540
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: August 27
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
It is moderately difficult to get into Southern Arkansas University-Magnolia. Around 69 percent of all applicants are admitted to Southern Arkansas University Magnolia each year.
The average high school GPA for a student at Southern Arkansas University Magnolia is 3.47 on a 4.0 scale. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Southern Arkansas University Magnolia is 540. The mean ACT scores is 22.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Southern Arkansas University Magnolia, around 72 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 689 students who started at Southern Arkansas University Magnolia as first-time freshman, 193 graduate within four years.
Around 41 percent of students who started at Southern Arkansas University Magnolia earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $28,027 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southern Arkansas University Magnolia is Aug 27.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southern Arkansas University Magnolia is Aug 27.
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 Southern Arkansas University Magnolia is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into Southern Arkansas University Magnolia. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1180 and Above
970 to 1180
970 and Less
The median SAT score for Southern Arkansas University Magnolia students is 1068. Applicants with SAT scores of 1180 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Southern Arkansas University Magnolia, while applicants with SAT scores between 970 to 1180 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 970 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Southern Arkansas University Magnolia.
Wondering what life at Southern Arkansas University Magnolia is like? There are approximately 4,474 students enrolled at Southern Arkansas University Magnolia, including 3,160 undergraduate students and 1,314 graduate students. 95% percent of students attend school full-time, 77% percent are from AR and 23% percent of students are from other states.
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