A National University with Global Reach and Hometown Values
WHY ARKANSAS STATE?
You have to see A-State to believe it. You’ll discover our beautiful campus, but more importantly, you’ll feel the sense of belonging.
Every Red Wolf Counts
It’s not a cliché when it’s true. Your professors will know you by name, our staff will support you, and our administrators are always available to you.
You won’t be a number at A-State, but you will have the number of your chancellor.
Chase Your Dreams
We are big enough for your ambitions. A-State competes at the top, in NCAA Division I FBS and is among the 5% of universities named “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity 2” by The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
A-State is a global center of learning for some of the most important emerging technologies and new sciences shaping the future of our world.
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING ON CAMPUS
Where theory meets practice with classroom instruction from faculty who invest in you, leading to real-world experiences to take your lectures into the world.
Feeding the World... or Your Creativity
The Arkansas Biosciences Institute at A-State is a cutting-edge research facility with experiments that range from developing the rice varieties that will feed the planet in the future to growing nerve cells on nano-engineered surfaces aimed to heal spinal cord injuries.
Bradbury Art Museum is a contemporary art facility on campus that features changing exhibitions of contemporary art in all media with programming that promotes the understanding of art and its significance to society.
Ready to Answer the Call
A-State is home to the Red Wolf Battalion with a proud 85-year history of producing top quality leaders who have gone on to hold high paying jobs, public office, and high-ranking military positions.
The Regional Center for Disaster Preparedness Education was created in 2005 in response to an unmet need for disaster education within the health professions. We offer courses in basic and advanced disaster life support, homeland security, and emergency management.
Building a Firm Foundation
Engineering students at A-State pour a campus sidewalk made of reclaimed fly ash retrieved from an old landfill. They are assessing alternative sources as supplemental cement-like materials in a sustainable manner. The study looks to repurpose waste and reduce the demand of producing cement.
Neil Griffin College of Business students have won thousands of dollars in the prestigious Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup collegiate business plan competition.
Finding the Right Mix
The Department of Creative Media Production maintains a strong, enduring relationship with ESPN. This connection means that you have the opportunity to work side-by-side with broadcast professionals to produce nationally-televised ESPN sporting events.
Students in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics at A-State study a variety of subjects, ranging from food & nutrition, foodservice systems management, psychology, sociology & communication, to science courses such as anatomy & physiology, chemistry & biology.
BY THE NUMBERS
Know the Stats
We build our community from Arkansas and the world.
Enough with numbers, let’s look at our success stories.
Meet Our Alumni
As a graduate of Arkansas State, you’ll become #AStateMade and a part of an international network of more than 100,000 alumni.
Demario Davis '11
Pat Keel '97
Executive Vice President
Chief Administrative & Financial Officer
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Read about Pat in Voices magazine
Rep. Jamie Scott '04, '07
Arkansas House of Representatives
Read about Jamie's historic election in Voices magazine
Claudia Raffo '18
Pharmacy Student, UAMS
Miss Arkansas 2018
Read her Miss Arkansas press release
“Our motto has been ‘you support the community and the community supports you.' I’m a Jonesboro boy and the community has been good. To me, Arkansas State is as good as any university. We need these kids to stay here. Jonesboro is a great town and it takes young people to mold it.”
Amanda '99 & Ted '97 Herget
Learn why the Hergets stay active in alumni association
Craig O'Neil '72
A 50-year broadcasting career isn't enough for Craig
Candice Dunbar '08, '12
Baxter Regional Medical Center
Learn about her travels around the world helping children.
As soon as you set foot on our campus you’ll feel welcomed, and you will know you’ve found the place you can call home.
Schedule your personal tour with our recruiters. Be prepared to become a Red Wolf – 8 out of 10 students who visit campus commit to Arkansas State.
LEARN MORE ABOUT A-STATE
Still Not Impressed?
Scroll through highlights of our signature programs, organizations and partnerships that keep our students engaged at Arkansas State.
Windgate Hall of Art & Innovation
This new facility will create new potential for collaboration across colleges toward the goals of infusing art into a wide range of other academic disciplines.
Cold War Study Abroad Trip
Reading the history is not the same as experiencing it. The 2019 Honors College extended classroom experience brought to life a critical moment of U.S. and world history.