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 1013 to 1220 on the SAT exam, or 21 to 27 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 3.13 - 3.45. 80% of all applicants are admitted to Arkansas State University-Main Campus, from which 37% choose to enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the Arkansas State University-Main Campus acceptance rate in 2021 is going to be around 70%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Arkansas State University-Main Campus Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Arkansas State University-Main Campus was reported as 79.9% in Fall 2020 with over 4,690 college 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

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

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 getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 70.4%
  • 2017-2018: 66.0%
  • 2018-2019: 77.2%
  • 2019-2020: 79.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 70.1%

How Does Arkansas State University-Main Campus Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Arkansas State University-Main Campus is forty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
The University of Tennessee-Martin64.5%
University of Central Arkansas90.4%
Southeast Missouri State University86.2%
University of Arkansas at Little Rock65.8%
Murray State University82.4%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Arkansas State University-Main Campus (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 610
Math503 - 610
Total Score1013 - 1220
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 29
Math19 - 26
Composite Score21 - 27
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