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Southern Arkansas University-Magnolia

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

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia Student Life

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia is on a 1,390-acre campus in the small town setting of Magnolia, Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia Student Activities

There are many activities and organizations for Southern Arkansas University Magnolia students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Interested in Greek life? Southern Arkansas University Magnolia has fraternities and sororities.

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Southern Arkansas University Magnolia include Student Activities Board, Resident Hall Association, Residential College and International Student Association.

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Parents Day and Spring Fling.

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia Housing

This table offers information on housing at Southern Arkansas University Magnolia.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for sophomore
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 54%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 1,926
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 1,606
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 46%

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Southern Arkansas University Magnolia students live on campus. In 2022, 54% of undergrads at Southern Arkansas University Magnolia lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 46% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Southern Arkansas University Magnolia. There are 1,926 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,160 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,606 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 20% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia offers coed housing.

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia Athletics

At Southern Arkansas University Magnolia there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Southern Arkansas University Magnolia:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Golf NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams

Is Southern Arkansas University Magnolia Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The Southern Arkansas University Magnolia campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Southern Arkansas University Magnolia

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Southern Arkansas University Magnolia, take Interstate 30 to Magnolia, AR. If you need to fly, book your flight to Texarkana Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Arkansas you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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Keep Reading About Southern Arkansas University Magnolia

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Southern Arkansas University Magnolia Students

55%

Women

45%

Men

83%

Full Time

17%

Part Time

77%

In State

23%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

62%

22%

9%

4%

2%

1%

0.47%

Undergraduate Students

3,160

Graduate Students

1,274

Non-Resident / International Students

54

Southern Arkansas University Magnolia Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,434

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

63%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,310

Out-of-State

$14,530

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 27
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