Arkansas State University is on a 1,376-acre campus in the small town setting of State University, Arkansas, not far from Memphis.
There are many activities and organizations for Arkansas State University students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Arkansas State University has fraternities and sororities.
Arkansas State University has the Honors College. In fact, more students participate in the Honors College than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Arkansas State University include Volunteer A-State, Baptist Collegiate Ministry, Black Student Association and Student Activities Board.
Arkansas State University students' favorite campus traditions are Welcome Week, Order of the Pack and Homecoming.
This table offers information on housing at Arkansas State University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||29.5%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||3,217|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||2,900|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||70.5%|
Arkansas State University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most Arkansas State University students live off campus. In 2022, 29.5% of undergrads at Arkansas State University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 70.5% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Arkansas State University. There are 3,217 spots available in on-campus housing for all 7,520 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 2,900 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 40% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Arkansas State University offers coed housing.
At Arkansas State University 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 Arkansas State University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
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.
Arkansas State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Arkansas State University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Arkansas State University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Arkansas State University has check-in desk, video surveillance cameras.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Arkansas State University, take Interstate 55 to State University, AR. If you need to fly, book your flight to Jonesboro Municipal airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Arkansas State University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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