If you want to apply to Arkansas State University, the application fee is $15.
Here is an overiew of some of Arkansas State University's admissions stats.
|Arkansas State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||0%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||2.5%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||89.3%|
These are the application deadlines for Arkansas State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Arkansas State University does not offer early decision or early action.
Arkansas State University is a moderately difficult school to get into. 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 63% of students, about 3,693 from the 5,835 applicants.
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.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Arkansas State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.
What does Arkansas State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Arkansas State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Arkansas State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with Arkansas State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Other Requirements||√||Immunization Record|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Arkansas State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7. At Arkansas State University 0% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 0% were in the top 25% and 0% were in the top 50%.
At Arkansas State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||23.29%|
|3.50 and 3.74||18.37%|
|3.25 and 3.49||12.37%|
|3.00 and 3.24||9.15%|
|2.50 and 2.9||6.53%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1.84%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Arkansas State University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Arkansas State University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
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 2022, 2.5% of Arkansas State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 89.3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Arkansas State University applicants, you should aim to earn between 1010 and 1170 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Arkansas State University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1170 and 25% of scored lower than 1010, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Arkansas State University students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 500 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Arkansas State University students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 500 or higher.
To be most competitive at Arkansas State University, you should strive to earn between 20 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 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Arkansas State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Arkansas State University.
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) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Arkansas State University?
✅ Arkansas State University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Arkansas State University's acceptance rate?
✅ Arkansas State University has an acceptance rate of 63%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Arkansas State University?
❌ Arkansas State University does not offer early decision.
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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 63%. This means that the institution accepts 63 out of every 100 applicants.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Arkansas State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.66. 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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