Arkansas State University (A-State), founded in 1909, is a public education provider based in Jonesboro, Arkansas, the USA. Marking its first hundred years, Arkansas State University continues to expand in exciting ways. It’s growing to serve the region, state and nation – with a global perspective. By providing a solid educational base, the University prepares students for leadership as professionals and in their communities.
- Enrollment: 13,000+
- Faculty/Staff: 1,500+
- Fields of Study: Over 150
- Campus: 1,376 acres
- Facilities: 145 buildings
- Alumni: 70,000+
- Athletics: NCAA Division 1 FBS
Arkansas State University is accredited by the regional institutional accreditor, the Higher Learning Commission North Central Association. Also have a look at individual program accreditations.
Students can study most anything, from accounting to zoology. A-State offers 159 different degrees, 57 minors, and more than 6,500 courses to choose from, each year. Regardless of what students choose to study, they will be learning from some of the finest minds in the region. Over 85% of the faculty have earned the highest degree attainable in their field of study. And they are all committed to offering students personal attention, excellent advising and hands-on learning opportunities. View all degrees and majors.
Student Life on Campus
The University has more than 300 clubs and organizations for students to choose from. These organizations include student government, Greek Life, leadership groups, student publications, academic honor societies, religious organizations and community service groups.
Also, students will never have to go far from campus to enjoy world-class entertainment. Between the Convocation Center and the Fowler Center, A-State hosts more than 150 concerts and events each year.