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We Do Ships at A-State
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Office of the Chancellor P.O. Box 600 State University, AR 72467 O: 870-972-3030 F: 870-972-3465

Dear Future Red Wolf:

The choice of which university fits your needs and goals is a very personal one. I encourage you to look at several universities to seek out the one that is the best match for you and your family.

I believe you will discover that almost every university in America has an English department. Teaches organic chemistry. Promotes community engagement. Supports the arts.

What sets at Arkansas State apart are the “ships” we offer to our students. The relationships with your professors, not just as teachers – as mentors. The friendships you will forge with classmates that last a lifetime. The scholarships you can earn to reduce the overall cost of attendance. The internships – whether in a laboratory on campus or at a corporation in our community – that provide real-world experience during your undergraduate years.

Story after story from our alumni tell the same tale: a single professor, an adviser, a staff member who reached out, took the time, and provided mentorship. As you do your research, I encourage you to watch some of the video interviews of our recent graduates. You can find them at AState.edu/SeniorStories. You should also look up some of your future professors to see their personalities at AState.edu/GetToKnow.

Beth and I want to invite you to visit Arkansas State. Come to the Welcome Center and see for yourself. When you visit – and when you become one of the Red Wolves – you can always reach me at Chancellor@AState.edu and on social media @KDamp. I look forward to welcoming you the Pack!

Wolves Up! Kelly Damphousse Chancellor
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Undergraduate research is common at Arkansas State. Working alongside faculty provides inspiration and insights into how you can reach the next level either in business or in graduate school.


“We encourage students to join us in the lab and take great pride in their achievements.”

- Fabricio Medina-Bolivar

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Texarkana’s Durand Huntley discovered the right fit and the right aid package at A-State.
Making sure I get the education I need for my future was important, but finding the right university with the right scholarship support is making college affordable for me and my family.
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From student groups to SGA president, Little Rock’s Haley Stotts found her place at A-State.
When I came here four years ago, I never knew how important my friendships would be or how far they would take me.
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The Campus Visit
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Studies have shown, campus visits are the single most important factor when deciding where to attend college.

We are rolling out the red carpet for you! You’ve got to see A-State to believe it. You’ll discover our beautiful campus, but more importantly, you’ll feel the sense of belonging.

Arkansas State may be a bit off the beaten path, but it is totally worth finding. As soon as you set foot on our campus you’ll feel welcomed, and you’ll know you’ve found the place you can call home.

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Why did you choose A-State?

Why did I choose
A-State?

"When I walked on campus for the first time, I had that ‘ah-ha’ moment and knew this was where I wanted to spend my college years."

— Claudia Raffo

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Your campus visit will include

meeting with our campus experience coordinator, who can answer all your questions, and taking a guided campus tour led by one of our student Chancellor's Ambassadors. You can even meet with a professor from your academic area of interest.

One visit to A-State and you’ll feel the Pack Pride!

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As one of 150 universities across America and the first in the state of Arkansas with ‘Bicycle Friendly University’ status from the League of American Bicyclists, A-State encourages you to bring your bike to campus to commute and exercise.

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What you need to Get In - Admission Requirements
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Unconditional, conditional, to be fully admitted requirements

Unconditional

ACT Composite Score
of 21 or Higher AND
High School GPA of
2.75 or Higher

Conditional Admission

ACT Composite Score
of 19 or Higher AND
High School GPA of
2.30 or Higher

To Be Fully Admitted, We Need...

  • Completed online application
  • $30 Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Official ACT/SAT Score
  • Shot Record (2 MMRs)
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Remember, take the ACT! Take it again...

We encourage you to take the ACT several times to raise your score as high as you can...

Remember, take the ACT!

Typically, students’ scores increase when they take the ACT multiple times. Most colleges require an ACT score as part of the admissions process. It is also crucial in earning scholarships. That means your ACT score is extremely important. And the higher your score, the more scholarship money you may be eligible to receive!

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Steps to Apply Online

  1. Visit AState.edu and Click "Admissions."
    Scroll down and click on "Apply Now" on the right side of the page.
  2. At the bottom of the page click "First Time User Account Creation."
  3. Create a login ID and PIN. Your login ID can be up to nine alphanumeric (both letters and numbers) characters. Your PIN must be six numbers.
  4. Read the different types of applications, and choose the one that best describes you. At the bottom of the page select "Application Type" from the drop down box, and click "Continue."
  5. Select the admissions term for which you are applying (when you want to begin classes). Enter your name and click "Fill Out Application."
  6. During this step, you will enter seven categories of information. Complete each category and click "Continue" after you are finished with each of them. The categories are:
    1. Legal Name
    2. Address
    3. Personal Information
    4. Intended Major
    1. Previous College
    2. High School Information
    3. Additional Questions
    Each time you click "Continue" after a category, you will automatically be directed to the next category and the "blue" icon for that completed category will change to a "red" checkmark (You can track the questions you have already answered.) There is a "Finish Later" option you can use if you are interrupted during the application process.
  7. When you finish all six sections, click "Application is Complete."
  8. You will be redirected to the "Application Fee Payment" section. There is a $30 application fee that you must pay by credit card, debit card or electronic draft from a checking account. Your application is NOT finished until you submit this fee.
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Senior Year Checklist
What you need to know
in your final year.

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September
  • Visit campus.
  • Apply for admission and request that your six-semester transcript be sent to A-State. When you apply, you will generate an I.D. number online. Write this number down and keep up with it. You will need it for everything &emdash; especially housing once you’re admitted.
  • Register for the October ACT test. The regular registration deadline is Sept.28th.
  • Ask for recommendation letters from teachers, employers or organization leaders. These letters will be useful if you plan to apply for scholarships for which they are required.
October
  • October 1: FAFSA Submission Begins. Complete your FAFSA online at www.FAFSA.ed.gov. A-State’s code: 001090
  • Attend one of our Get Red Wolves Ready events: Oct. 18, Oct. 28, or Oct. 30 Register online at AState.edu/ready
  • Residence Life portal opens mid-October. Housing applications will now be accepted.
  • Take the ACT. The test date is Oct. 27th.
  • If you are eligible, apply for the A-State Scholar scholarship. The A-State Scholar scholarship requires a student résumé, personal essay and two reference letters.
  • Once you have been admitted, make your $100 housing pre-payment. This gets you in line for housing registration. Use the ID number created during the application process. (Housing registration begins in April. Because more than 1,100 freshmen live on campus, it is important to be in line for housing registration early to have a better chance at being placed in your first choice for a residence hall.)
November
  • Attend Red Wolves Ready event Nov. 1. Register online at AState.edu/Ready
  • Register for the December ACT test. The regular registration deadline is November 2nd. The December ACT test scores are the last A-State accepts when considering scholarship eligibility.
  • REMEMBER, you must be fully admitted to the university by December 1, 2018 to be eligible for our Institutional scholarships.
December
  • DECEMBER 1: A-State’s Institutional Scholarship Deadline Scholarship award letters are sent to students beginning the third week of December.
  • Applications for A-State’s privately funded scholarships become
January
  • If you are eligible, apply for privately funded scholarships.
February
  • FEBRUARY 1: A-State’s privately funded scholarship deadline
  • FEB. 1: Arkansas Governor’s Scholars Program Deadline (and many other ADHE programs)
April
  • Sign up for New Student Registration (NSR). At NSR you’ll meet with an academic adviser and register for classes. The first few NSR sessions fill up fast. Remember, the earlier you attend NSR, the more likely you are to get into the classes you want to take – at the times you want to take them.
April (Cont'd)
  • Financial Aid award letters sent to students.
  • Housing registration begins. Notification will be sent allowing room and roommate selection based on pre-payment order.
May & June
  • MAY 1: Deadline to accept Institutional Scholarships You must accept your A-State Institutional scholarship online.
  • Submit your final official high school transcript. Ask your counselor to mail your final official high school transcript to: Office of Admissions, Records & Registration Arkansas State University P.O. Box 1570 State University, AR 72467
  • If you have taken any classes for concurrent credit, request that your official transcript from the university/college from which you took the course be sent to A-State.
  • Attend New Student Registration (NSR). Spaces for NSR events are becoming scarce.
July
  • If you have achieved AP exam scores that qualify you for credit or course exemption, make sure the official score reports are sent to A-State. Have your scores sent to: Office of Admissions, Records and Registration, P.O. Box 1570, State University, AR 72467. If you have any questions call us at 870.972.2031.
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State The Facts
1 out of every 2 high school students who make an official campus visit to A-State chooses to be a Red Wolf. More than 80% of our students receive some form of financial aid. 9,818 undergraduate students
A-State's student body is 60% female, 40% male.
14,144 total student enrollment. 1,718 or 12% are students listed as non-White Americans and non-African American. 1,831 or 13% are African-American students. 214 students at A-State's Queretaro Mexico campus.
60+ countries are represented by our student body.
130+ majors, 60+ minors
75% retention rate for first-time, full-time students Approximately 200 clubs and organizations
The average class size at Arkansas State is 28. 10,416 students from Arkansas 5 freshman housing options
714 international students.
Top countries of origin based on enrollment:
  1. China, 141 students
  2. Saudi Arabia, 134 students
  3. India, 100 students
  4. Japan, 72 students
  5. Vietnam, 44 students
  6. South Korea, 29 students
  7. Nepal, 24 students
  8. Bangladesh, 16 students
  9. South Africa, 15 students
  10. Nigeria, 13 students
More than 80,000 alumni.
16 NCAA Division 1 Athletic Teams
7 consecutive bowl appearances
21 Greek organizations, 9 club teams
17 to 1 student to faculty ratio. Faculty to student ratio data sourced from the 2017-2018 Fact Book produced by Arkansas State's Office of Institutional Planning and Research.
350 or 68% of our faculty are tenured or on tenure track. 17 to 1 student to faculty ratio. Data source: 2017-2018 Fact Book produced by Arkansas State's Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
Degrees and Majors. With more than 140 to chooose from, you're bound to find 'your thing'.
College of Agriculture
Associate of Science (A.S.)
  • Technology
Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
    (emphasis in):
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Management
    • Renewable Energy Technology
    • Technology
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Technology (emphasis in):
    • Computer Aided Drafting and Design
    • Computer Systems
    • Technology Management
    • Technical Studies
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.)
  • Agricultural Business
    (emphasis in):
    • Agricultural Economics and Finance
    • Agricultural Marketing and Management
  • Animal Science
    (emphasis in):
    • Equine Management
    • Pre-Veterinary
    • Production and Management
  • Agricultural Studies
    (emphasis in):
    • Agricultural Communications
    • Agricultural Education
    • Agricultural Science
    • Agricultural Systems Technology
  • Plant and Soil Science
    (emphasis in):
    • Agronomy
    • Environmental Horticulture
Neil Griffin College of Business
Associate of Science (A.S.)
  • Accounting
  • Computer and Information Technology
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Economics
    (emphasis in):
    • Pre-Law
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
    • General
    • Sustainable Business Practices
  • Business Economics
  • Computer and Information Technology
  • Finance (emphasis in):
    • Banking
    • Financial Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • International Business
  • Management (emphasis in):
    • General Management
    • Hospitality Management
    • Human Resource Management
    • International Business
  • Marketing (emphasis in):
    • Logistics
    • International Business
    • Marketing Analytics
    • Marketing Management
    • Sales
Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.)
  • Business Technology
Education & Behavioral Science
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Exercise Science
  • Health Promotion
  • Psychology
  • Sport Management
Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.)
  • Elementary Education
  • Middle-Level Education
  • Physical Education
  • Special Education
Engineering & Computer Science
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E.)
  • Civil Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.)
  • Electrical Engineering
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.)
  • Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Computer Science
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Computer Science
Liberal Arts & Communication
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Law Enforcement
  • Law Enforcement Administration
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Art
    (emphasis in):
    • Art History
  • Communication Studies
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Organizational Communication
    • Public Communication
  • Criminology
  • English
  • History
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
  • Theatre
    (emphasis in):
    • Acting
    • Design Technology
    • Directing
    • Musical Theatre
  • World Languages and Culture
    • French
    • Spanish
    • Global Studies
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
    • Art
      (emphasis in):
    • Art Education
    • Studio Art
    • Graphic Design
      (emphasis in):
    • Graphic Design
    • Digital Design
Bachelor of Music (B.M.)
    • Music
      (emphasis in):
    • Composition
    • Instrumental Performance
    • Keyboard Performance
    • Vocal Performance
Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.)
  • Instrumental Music
  • Vocal Music
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Creative Media Production
    (emphasis in):
    • Audio/Video Production
    • Graphic Communications
    • Sports Media
    • Narrative Media
  • Multimedia Journalism
    (emphasis in):
    • Broadcast Journalism
    • News Editorial
    • Photojournalism
  • Strategic Communication
    (emphasis in):
    • Advertising
    • Public Relations
    • Social Media Management
Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.)
  • English
  • Social Science
  • World Languages and Culture
    • French
    • Spanish
Nursing & Health Professions
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Disaster Preparedness/ Emergency Management
    (emphasis in):
    • EMT-Basic
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Paramedic
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (A.A.S.N.)
  • Nursing
    • LPN to AASN (Online)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Communication Disorders
  • Dietetics
  • Disaster Preparedness/Emergency Management
  • Health Studies
    • Professional Track
    • Non-Professional Track
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)
  • Nursing
    • Second Degree Accelerated Program
    • RN to BSN
    • LPN to BSN
Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences (B.S.R.S.)
  • Radiologic Sciences
    (emphasis in):
    • Imaging Specialist (Bridge Program)
    • Cardiovascular Interventional Technology
    • CT/Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
    • CT/Mammography
    • CT/Medical Imaging Informatics
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    • Radiation Therapy
Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)
  • Bachelor of Social Work
Sciences & Mathematics
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Chemistry
    (emphasis in):
    • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Environmental Studies
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Biological Sciences
    (emphasis in):
    • Biology
    • Botany
    • Environmental Biology
    • Pre-professional Studies
    • Zoology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
    (emphasis in):
    • Chemistry
    • Pre-Health Profession Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Wildlife, Fisheries and Conservation
    • Fisheries
    • Wildlife
Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.E.)
  • General Sciences
    (emphasis in):
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
  • Mathematics
Undergraduate Studies
Associate of Arts (A.A.)
  • En Route
Associate of General Studies (A.G.S.)
  • General Studies
Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.)
  • General Studies
Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies (B.S.I.S.)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
The Build-Your-Own-Degree
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Having trouble finding that special niche that gets you to your unique professional and career aspirations?
The Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Degree (IDS) allows you to customize your college experience around an exciting field of study while putting you on the direct path to a career or graduate program. IDS students work with their adviser to customize their degree from multiple disciplines. Graduates learn to creatively respond to complex organizational issues or societal problems.
  • Accounting
  • African American Studies
  • Agricultural Business
  • Agricultural Mechanics
  • Animal Science
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Children’s Advocacy Studies
  • Cognitive Science
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Technology
  • Creative Media Production
  • Criminology
  • Crop Consulting and Agronomic Services
  • Digital Design
  • Economics
  • English
  • Engineering
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Financial Wealth Management
  • Folklore Studies
  • French
  • General Business
  • German
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • Homeland Security and Disaster Preparedness
  • Horticulture
  • Interdisciplinary Family Studies
  • International Business
  • International Studies
  • Leadership Studies
  • Logistics
  • Management
  • Marine Science
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Medieval Studies
  • Military Science and Leadership
  • Modern European Studies
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Plant Science
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Renewable Energy Technology
  • Sales Leadership
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Spatial Technologies and GIS
  • Sports Media
  • Statistics
  • Strategic Communication
  • Theatre
  • United States History
  • Women and Gender Studies
  • Writing Studies
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Get Involved
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Motivated to “make a difference” or simply make friends, you’ll find nearly 150 clubs and organizations at A-State, including five student publications, academic honor societies, student government, Greek life, leadership groups, professional development opportunities, sports and more! There are so many different groups that you could try something new almost every week of your four years here – and still not experience everything we have to offer!

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Clubs & Organizations

This list changes frequently. For a list of the most up-to-date registered student organizations (RSOs),
visit this site. >>>>

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Greek Organizations
Our Greek organizations include: Alpha Gamma Rho, Alpha Tau Omega, Kappa Alpha Order, Kappa Sigma, Lambda Chi Alpha, Pi Kappa Alpha, Sigma Chi, Sigma Pi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Alpha Gamma Delta, Alpha Omicron Pi, Chi Omega, Delta Zeta, Zeta Tau Alpha, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Alpha Phi Alpha, Iota Phi Theta, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, Zeta Phi Beta
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Membership in a fraternity or sorority is like having a home away from home. Your brothers or sisters become your family at A-State. You’ll be pushed to be the best you can be by having academic support, getting involved on campus, participating in philanthropic activities, making friends and learning how to be a leader…all while having the time of your life!
Your Howl away from Home
It's True
Studies show students who live on campus make better grades, are more involved in campus activities and are less likely to drop out of college. See more
Freshman residence options include:
  • Arkansas Hall - freshmen/male
  • Kays Hall - freshmen/coed
  • University Hall - freshmen/female
  • Honors Living-Learning Community - honors/coed
  • ROTC Living-Learning Community - ROTC/coed
Living on campus is a great way to meet new people and enjoy the full college experience. Our residence hall options change as your needs change. From traditional halls and quads to apartments and townhouses, we offer a progression of living arrangements to make you feel at home every step of the way. All freshman residence halls are suite-style, and feature free laundry facilities and Wi-Fi. Each of these residence halls has its own unique vibe and feel, but all are great places to live. They are all smack in the middle of campus life, so you’ll always be connected to what’s going on around you.
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Advantages of Living On Campus
> you’re close
...to everything – classes, cafeteria, extracurricular activities.
> you’ll pay less
...once you add up all of the associated expenses for off-campus living, like first and last month’s rent, cable, internet, furniture and appliances, utilities (if they are not included in rent), cleaning costs, and transportation to and from campus.
> you’re connected
...living on campus makes it easier for students to stay engaged with other students and organizations.
> you’ll stay well-fed
...living on campus means that you have access to a wide variety of dining options, all within walking distance. No need to cook or clean up.
> there’s no 12 month leases
...if you don’t plan to go to summer school, you are still responsible for paying rent for the remainder of the lease. Residence Life agreements are for the academic year only; there are no extra summer time expenses.
> parking is easier
...after you purchasing your annual parking decal, you will have access to parking spaces near the residence halls. Once on campus, there is no need to drive. You’ll save money on gas and not have to fight for a parking spot each time you return to campus. All academic buildings and extracurricular activities are within an easy walking distance.
> in the event...
...and it rarely happens, if you have roommate or suitemate problems, the Department of Residence Life will provide options for moving. This is a luxury you won’t have with an apartment lease. You’ll be committed to that roommate for the length of the lease.
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Arkansas State Red Wolves
A-State’s sports teams compete in NCAA Division I in the Sun Belt Conference. As a student, you get in FREE to every home game. Whether you’re an athlete or fan, you have one choice: to be loud, proud and part of the crowd! That’s #PackPride…and that’s what it’s like to be part of the Red Wolves!
  • Appalachian State
  • Arkansas State
  • Coastal Carolina
  • Georgia Southern
  • Georgia State
  • Little Rock
  • Louisiana Lafayette
  • Louisiana Monroe
  • South Alabama
  • Texas State
  • Troy
  • UT Arlington
Men's Sports
  • baseball
  • basketball
  • cross country
  • football
  • golf
  • indoor track
  • outdoor track
Women's Sports
  • basketball
  • bowling
  • cross country
  • golf
  • indoor track
  • outdoor track
  • soccer
  • tennis
  • volleyball
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Pack Pride
You’ll become fanatical about your A-State family when you participate in the biggest pep rally of the year - Order of the Pack. Once you’ve learned the A-State Howl, you can take your place in The Pines for pre-game football tailgating. When the game starts, head on into The Vault to cheer the Red Wolves on to victory as they fight for a sixth consecutive bowl appearance. The Naked Guys will inspire you to yell a little louder, get a little crazier and enjoy college sports the way they were meant to be enjoyed. It won’t take long to turn our traditions into your memories.
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the nak·ed guys / the nā-kəd gīs/– n. Group of raucous Red Wolves fans hailing from the Baptist Collegiate Ministry on campus; each gameday the shirtless students paint their bodies with supportive messages – and then get loud and crazy as they take their position on the front row of the student section.
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JD Rainwater, hometown of Jonesboro, Arkansas. Majoring in Business Administration
Why did you choose A-State?
A-State is in my backyard, but I didn't come here just because it was the easiest thing to do.
I made a definite decision to come to school here. Arkansas State has so many programs academically and athletically that are on the rise. Having the opportunity to be on the baseball team just sealed the deal.
Wolves Up!
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Female A-State track student jumping
A-State volleyball team
A-State basketball team in action
We bleed Scarlet and Black, Go State! A-State students with body paint Wolves up!
How much?
2018-2019 Tuition Rates & Charges
In-State
Tuition & Fees $8,628
Room & Board 8,320
Books/Supplies 1,000
  $17,948
annually
Out-of-State
Tuition & Fees $15,318
Room & Board 8,320
Books/Supplies 1,000
  $24,638
annually
More than 80% of our students receive some form of financial aid.
Institutional Scholarships
Scholarship/
Annual Amount
Requirements:
A-State Scholar
$15,000
Final Deadline
December 1, 2018
Competitive
  • U.S. citizen
  • 2019 high school graduate
  • Minimum 32 composite ACT or 1450 New SAT and 3.500 GPA
A-State Excellence
$9,220
Priority Deadline
* December 1, 2018
  • U.S. citizen
  • 2019 high school graduate
  • 30-31 ACT Superscore or 1390-1449 New SAT and minimum 3.500 GPA
A-State Leadership
$8,720
Priority Deadline
* December 1, 2018
  • U.S. citizen
  • 2019 high school graduate
  • 29 ACT Superscore or 1350-1389 New SAT and minimum 3.500 GPA
A-State Leadership
$8,220
Priority Deadline
* December 1, 2018
  • U.S. citizen
  • 2019 high school graduate
  • 28 ACT Superscore or 1310-1349 New SAT and minimum 3.500 GPA
Out of State Scholarship
Equal to out-of-state tuition costs
Priority Deadline
* December 1, 2018
  • U.S. citizen
  • Incoming Freshmen - minimum 24 ACT Superscore or 1160 new SAT and 3.000 GPA
  • Transfer Students - minimum 24 transfer hours and 3.250 GPA
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Annual Amount
Requirements:
A-State Pride
$7,220
Priority Deadline
* December 1, 2018
  • U.S. citizen
  • 2019 high school graduate
  • 27 ACT Superscore or 1280-1309 New SAT and minimum 3.250 GPA
A-State Pride
$6,970
Priority Deadline
* December 1, 2018
  • U.S. citizen
  • 2019 high school graduate
  • 26 ACT Superscore or 1240-1279 New SAT and minimum 3.250 GPA
A-State Pride
$6,720
Priority Deadline
* December 1, 2018
  • U.S. citizen
  • 2019 high school graduate
  • 25 ACT Superscore or 1200-1239 New SAT and minimum 3.250 GPA
A-State Spirit
$3,000
Priority Deadline
* December 1, 2018
  • U.S. citizen
  • 2019 high school graduate
  • 24 ACT Superscore or 1160-1199 New SAT and minimum 3.250 GPA
Arkansas Promise
$1,000 minimum
Limited awards available
Priority Deadline
* June 1, 2019
  • U.S. citizen
  • 2019 high school graduate
  • 23 ACT Superscore or minimum 1130 New SAT and minimum 3.000 GPA
  • To be eligible for institutional scholarships, you must be fully admitted by December 1, 2018.
  • Scholarship award letters will be
    mailed the third week of December.
Don't forget about other scholarships!

Arkansas State University
Privately Funded Scholarships
( Deadline: February 1, 2018 )

Arkansas Governor’s Scholars Program
( Deadline: February 1, 2018 )

Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship
(Funded by Arkansas Scholarship Lottery)
( Deadline: June 1, 2018 )

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