Arkansas State University-Main Campus

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Arkansas State University-Main Campus can be found in Jonesboro, AR, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 15,000 students are enrolled at Arkansas State University-Main Campus.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to Arkansas State University-Main Campus. A score within the range of 1281 to 1541 on the SAT exam, or 21 to 26 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Arkansas State University-Main Campus average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.18. 76% of all applicants are admitted to Arkansas State University-Main Campus, from which 44% choose to enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the Arkansas State University-Main Campus acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 71%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Arkansas State University-Main Campus Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Arkansas State University-Main Campus was reported as 75.5% in Fall 2013 with over 4,840 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1281 - 1541
  • ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Arkansas State University-Main Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Arkansas State University-Main Campus, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Arkansas State University-Main Campus has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 77.0%
  • 2010-2011: 67.6%
  • 2011-2012: 63.3%
  • 2012-2013: 70.6%
  • 2013-2014: 75.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 71.3%

How Does Arkansas State University-Main Campus Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Arkansas State University-Main Campus is thirty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Harding University76.3%
The University of Tennessee-Martin76.7%
University of Central Arkansas90.0%
Southeast Missouri State University85.5%
University of Mississippi59.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Arkansas State University-Main Campus (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading410 - 515
Math458 - 548
Writing413 - 478
Total Score1281 - 1541
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math19 - 26
Composite Score21 - 26
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