Arkansas State University is a public institution that was founded in 1909. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,350, its setting is a city, and the campus size is 1,376 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Arkansas State University's ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities Its in-state tuition and fees are $8,900; out-of-state tuition and fees are $15,860. Arkansas State University is located in the northeastern corner of the state, about 70 miles from Memphis.
Students at Arkansas State, often called A-State, can choose from more than 160-degree programs, including master's programs in business and health. The school offers a number of bachelor's, master's, and post-graduate degree programs online. At Arkansas State, students may enroll in the Structured Learning Assistance program, which offers additional academic support for difficult classes.
The university conducts an ACCUPLACER exam to place students in the correct level of coursework. Arkansas State University had an endowment of $54.9 million as of 2015. The university provides financial aid. Scarlet, black, and white are the colors of the university and they are known as the Red Wolves. Howl and Scarlet are their mascots.