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  • Bachelor of General Studies

    BGS Admissions Requirements:

    • When completing the online application, choose the appropriate application type – A-State Online Freshman (if you have never attended college) or A-State Online Transfer (if you have previously attended any college).
    • Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee
    • Select three (3) Emphasis Areas and submit here
    • Submit an official High School Transcript with at least a 2.75 GPA or GED score of 500 (if taken prior to 2002) or 525 (if taken in or since 2002). The High School/GED requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 13 or more transferrable college credit hours.
    • Submit official Test Scores (e.g., ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS). Test scores are considered official if they are delivered directly to us from a testing center or from your high school on your official transcript. Test scores are valid for a period of five years from the date of the exam. The test score requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 24 or more transferrable college credit hours.
      • ACT test scores of 21 or greater on the composite score as well as 19 on the Math, Reading, and English sub-scores
      • SAT test score of 990
      • Comparable scores from other exams may be used. Students must score at or above the scores listed in the tables below:
          ASSET COMPASS
        Writing 46 89
        Math (Algebra Exam) 44 45
        Reading 45 88
          XPLORE PLAN
        English 14 16
        Reading 14 15
        Math 15 17
    • Cumulative college GPA of at least 2.0 on previous college coursework.
    • No remediation courses are available for this program. If a student does not show test scores that clear the need for remediation, they must show completion of or readiness for the following program courses:
      • English requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of English Composition I, English Composition II, or Writing Fundamentals with a grade of C or better.
      • Math requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of College Algebra or Intermediate Algebra with a grade of D or better.
    • Transcripts from other colleges will be evaluated for transfer credit automatically upon arrival for applicants to the BSIS program.
    • No conditional admission status is available for this program.
    • International students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Students seeking to transfer from a non-U.S. university or college must submit official transcripts from these institutions. A transcript evaluation by an independent agency (e.g., World Education Service or Education Credential Evaluators) will be required and will be the responsibility of the student. Proof of English proficiency may be required.

    Submit all documents to:
    Astate Online
    P.O. Box 2520
    State University, AR 72467
    Fax: 870-972-3548

    For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:
    Academic Partnerships c/o Central Receiving
    2713 Pawnee St.
    Jonesboro, AR 72401

    Transfers

    Students that have attended any other institution of higher education must meet the following requirements.

    When the student has:

    • Less than 12 college hours: submit official final high school transcript and official test scores.
    • 13 - 23 college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts and official test scores.
    • 24 or more college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts.

    Test scores are valid for five years from date of exam.

  • BS in Interdisciplinary Studies

    BSIS Admissions Requirements:

    • When completing the online application, choose the appropriate application type – A-State Online Freshman (if you have never attended college) or A-State Online Transfer (if you have previously attended any college).
    • Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee
    • Select a Thematic Concentration and submit here
    • Submit an official High School Transcript with at least a 2.75 GPA or GED score of 500 (if taken prior to 2002) or 525 (if taken in or since 2002). The High School/GED requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 13 or more transferrable college credit hours.
    • Submit official Test Scores (e.g., ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS). Test scores are considered official if they are delivered directly to us from a testing center or from your high school on your official transcript. Test scores are valid for a period of five years from the date of the exam. The test score requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 24 or more transferrable college credit hours.
      • ACT test scores of 21 or greater on the composite score as well as 19 on the Math, Reading, and English sub-scores
      • SAT test score of 990
      • Comparable scores from other exams may be used. Students must score at or above the scores listed in the tables below:
          ASSET COMPASS
        Writing 46 89
        Math (Algebra Exam) 44 45
        Reading 45 88
          XPLORE PLAN
        English 14 16
        Reading 14 15
        Math 15 17
    • Cumulative college GPA of at least 2.5 on previous college coursework.
    • No remediation courses are available for this program. If a student does not show test scores that clear the need for remediation, they must show completion of or readiness for the following program courses:
      • English requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of English Composition I, English Composition II, or Writing Fundamentals with a grade of C or better.
      • Math requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of College Algebra or Intermediate Algebra with a grade of D or better.
    • Transcripts from other colleges will be evaluated for transfer credit automatically upon arrival for applicants to the BSIS program.
    • No conditional admission status is available for this program.
    • International students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Students seeking to transfer from a non-U.S. university or college must submit official transcripts from these institutions. A transcript evaluation by an independent agency (e.g., World Education Service or Education Credential Evaluators) will be required and will be the responsibility of the student. Proof of English proficiency may be required.

    Submit all documents to:
    Astate Online
    P.O. Box 2520
    State University, AR 72467
    Fax: 870-972-3548

    For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:
    Academic Partnerships c/o Central Receiving
    2713 Pawnee St.
    Jonesboro, AR 72401

    Transfers

    Students that have attended any other institution of higher education must meet the following requirements.

    When the student has:

    • Less than 12 college hours: submit official final high school transcript and official test scores.
    • 13 - 23 college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts and official test scores.
    • 24 or more college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts.

    Test scores are valid for five years from date of exam.

  • RN to BSN
    • Complete online application and submit application fee.
    • Submit official transcripts.

      Request all official transcripts be sent directly to A-State from all colleges or universities attended. Save time by requesting transcripts be sent electronically or send all required documents to:

      Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
      Office of Academic Partnerships
      P.O. Box 2520
      State University, AR 72467
      academicpartnerships@astate.edu
      Fax: 870-972-3548

    • Cumulative GPA of 2.50 or above. If a student has a 2.40 – 2.499 the GPA may be calculated on nursing courses only. If the GPA on the nursing courses is 3.0 or above, the student is eligible for admission into the RN-to-BSN program. Students who do not have the required GPA and who lack pre-requisite courses are encouraged to take the pre-requisite courses and use those courses to bring up their GPA.
    • Proof of valid, unencumbered, and undisciplined RN license in the state of residency.
    • Complete background check
    • Work experience verification form (see below)
    • Acceptable immunization status (TB skin test, current Tetanus, Hep-B series)
    • Proof of liability insurance (Must be individual policy bearing student's name; minimum: $1,000,000/$6,000,000 coverage)
    • Provide proof of CPR certification.

    Transfers

    Students that have attended any other institution of higher education must meet the following requirements.

    When the student has:

    • Less than 12 college hours: submit official final high school transcript and official test scores.
    • 13 - 23 college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts and official test scores.
    • 24 or more college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts.

    Test scores are valid for five years from date of exam.

    CPR Certification

    Students entering the Nursing Programs are required to have completed a Health Care Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation course (i.e., adult, infant, and child with AED). This course may be obtained at the local Red Cross, American Heart Association, or an approved facility. A card or letter demonstrating completion of the course must be presented. Annual proof of continued certification for the entire academic year is required. It is the students' responsibility to maintain current CPR certification.

    Work Experience Requirements:

    • Must have completed 1000 hours of work as a RN prior to enrolling in NRSP 4793 RN-BSN Capstone. Applicants should contact Brinda McKinney, RN to BSN Advisor at bmckinney@astate.edu with any questions.Documentation of Work Experience form (.pdf)
    • On admission and throughout the RN-BSN program, the registered nurse must maintain an unencumbered nursing license, CPR certification, and an acceptable immunization status.
    • Proof of liability insurance (Must be individual policy bearing student's name; minimum: $1,000,000/$6,000,000 coverage) will be obtained as a course assignment and is to remain in effect through the capstone course.
    • All documentation required by the School of Nursing must be kept current at all times during the course of the program and may be authenticated at any time during the program.
    • ASTATE will accept diploma nurses.
  • B.A. in Communication Studies
    • When completing the online application, choose the appropriate application type – A-State Online Freshman (if you have never attended college) or A-State Online Transfer (if you have previously attended any college).
    • Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee
    • Submit an official High School Transcript with at least a 2.75 GPA or GED score of 500 (if taken prior to 2002) or 525 (if taken in or since 2002). The High School/GED requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 13 or more transferrable college credit hours.
    • Submit official Test Scores (e.g., ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS). Test scores are considered official if they are delivered directly to us from a testing center or from your high school on your official transcript. Test scores are valid for a period of five years from the date of the exam. The test score requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 24 or more transferrable college credit hours.
      • ACT test scores of 21 or greater on the composite score as well as 19 on the Math, Reading, and English sub-scores
      • SAT test score of 990
      • Comparable scores from other exams may be used. Students must score at or above the scores listed in the tables below:
          ASSET COMPASS
        Writing 46 89
        Math (Algebra Exam) 44 45
        Reading 45 88
          XPLORE PLAN
        English 14 16
        Reading 14 15
        Math 15 17
    • Cumulative college GPA of at least 2.0 on previous college coursework.
    • No remediation courses are available for this program. If a student does not show test scores that clear the need for remediation, they must show completion of or readiness for the following program courses:
      • English requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of English Composition I, English Composition II, or Writing Fundamentals with a grade of C or better.
      • Math requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of College Algebra or Intermediate Algebra with a grade of D or better.
    • Transcripts from other colleges will be evaluated for transfer credit automatically upon arrival for applicants to the BSIS program.
    • No conditional admission status is available for this program.
    • International students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Students seeking to transfer from a non-U.S. university or college must submit official transcripts from these institutions. A transcript evaluation by an independent agency (e.g., World Education Service or Education Credential Evaluators) will be required and will be the responsibility of the student. Proof of English proficiency may be required.

    Submit all documents to:
    Astate Online
    P.O. Box 2520
    State University, AR 72467
    Fax: 870-972-3548

    For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:
    Academic Partnerships c/o Central Receiving
    2713 Pawnee St.
    Jonesboro, AR 72401

    Transfers

    Students that have attended any other institution of higher education must meet the following requirements.

    When the student has:

    • Less than 12 college hours: submit official final high school transcript and official test scores.
    • 13 - 23 college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts and official test scores.
    • 24 or more college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts.

    Test scores are valid for five years from date of exam.

  • B.S. in Strategic Communications - Social Media Management
    • When completing the online application, choose the appropriate application type – A-State Online Freshman (if you have never attended college) or A-State Online Transfer (if you have previously attended any college).
    • Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee
    • Submit an official High School Transcript with at least a 2.75 GPA or GED score of 500 (if taken prior to 2002) or 525 (if taken in or since 2002). The High School/GED requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 13 or more transferrable college credit hours.
    • Submit official Test Scores (e.g., ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS). Test scores are considered official if they are delivered directly to us from a testing center or from your high school on your official transcript. Test scores are valid for a period of five years from the date of the exam. The test score requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 24 or more transferrable college credit hours.
      • ACT test scores of 21 or greater on the composite score as well as 19 on the Math, Reading, and English sub-scores
      • SAT test score of 990
      • Comparable scores from other exams may be used. Students must score at or above the scores listed in the tables below:
          ASSET COMPASS
        Writing 46 89
        Math (Algebra Exam) 44 45
        Reading 45 88
          XPLORE PLAN
        English 14 16
        Reading 14 15
        Math 15 17
    • Cumulative college GPA of at least 2.0 on previous college coursework.
    • No remediation courses are available for this program. If a student does not show test scores that clear the need for remediation, they must show completion of or readiness for the following program courses:
      • English requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of English Composition I, English Composition II, or Writing Fundamentals with a grade of C or better.
      • Math requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of College Algebra or Intermediate Algebra with a grade of D or better.
    • Transcripts from other colleges will be evaluated for transfer credit automatically upon arrival for applicants to the BSIS program.
    • No conditional admission status is available for this program.
    • International students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Students seeking to transfer from a non-U.S. university or college must submit official transcripts from these institutions. A transcript evaluation by an independent agency (e.g., World Education Service or Education Credential Evaluators) will be required and will be the responsibility of the student. Proof of English proficiency may be required.

    Submit all documents to:
    Astate Online
    P.O. Box 2520
    State University, AR 72467
    Fax: 870-972-3548

    For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:
    Academic Partnerships c/o Central Receiving
    2713 Pawnee St.
    Jonesboro, AR 72401

    Transfers

    Students that have attended any other institution of higher education must meet the following requirements.

    When the student has:

    • Less than 12 college hours: submit official final high school transcript and official test scores.
    • 13 - 23 college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts and official test scores.
    • 24 or more college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts.

    Test scores are valid for five years from date of exam.

  • B.A. in Criminology
    • When completing the online application, choose the appropriate application type – A-State Online Freshman (if you have never attended college) or A-State Online Transfer (if you have previously attended any college).
    • Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee
    • Submit an official High School Transcript with at least a 2.75 GPA or GED score of 500 (if taken prior to 2002) or 525 (if taken in or since 2002). The High School/GED requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 13 or more transferrable college credit hours.
    • Submit official Test Scores (e.g., ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS). Test scores are considered official if they are delivered directly to us from a testing center or from your high school on your official transcript. Test scores are valid for a period of five years from the date of the exam. The test score requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 24 or more transferrable college credit hours.
      • ACT test scores of 21 or greater on the composite score as well as 19 on the Math, Reading, and English sub-scores
      • SAT test score of 990
      • Comparable scores from other exams may be used. Students must score at or above the scores listed in the tables below:
          ASSET COMPASS
        Writing 46 89
        Math (Algebra Exam) 44 45
        Reading 45 88
          XPLORE PLAN
        English 14 16
        Reading 14 15
        Math 15 17
    • Cumulative college GPA of at least 2.0 on previous college coursework.
    • No remediation courses are available for this program. If a student does not show test scores that clear the need for remediation, they must show completion of or readiness for the following program courses:
      • English requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of English Composition I, English Composition II, or Writing Fundamentals with a grade of C or better.
      • Math requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of College Algebra or Intermediate Algebra with a grade of D or better.
    • Transcripts from other colleges will be evaluated for transfer credit automatically upon arrival for applicants to the BSIS program.
    • No conditional admission status is available for this program.
    • International students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Students seeking to transfer from a non-U.S. university or college must submit official transcripts from these institutions. A transcript evaluation by an independent agency (e.g., World Education Service or Education Credential Evaluators) will be required and will be the responsibility of the student. Proof of English proficiency may be required.

    Submit all documents to:
    Astate Online
    P.O. Box 2520
    State University, AR 72467
    Fax: 870-972-3548

    For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:
    Academic Partnerships c/o Central Receiving
    2713 Pawnee St.
    Jonesboro, AR 72401

    Transfers

    Students that have attended any other institution of higher education must meet the following requirements.

    When the student has:

    • Less than 12 college hours: submit official final high school transcript and official test scores.
    • 13 - 23 college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts and official test scores.
    • 24 or more college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts.

    Test scores are valid for five years from date of exam.

  • B.A. in Sociology
    • When completing the online application, choose the appropriate application type – A-State Online Freshman (if you have never attended college) or A-State Online Transfer (if you have previously attended any college).
    • Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee
    • Submit an official High School Transcript with at least a 2.75 GPA or GED score of 500 (if taken prior to 2002) or 525 (if taken in or since 2002). The High School/GED requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 13 or more transferrable college credit hours.
    • Submit official Test Scores (e.g., ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS). Test scores are considered official if they are delivered directly to us from a testing center or from your high school on your official transcript. Test scores are valid for a period of five years from the date of the exam. The test score requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 24 or more transferrable college credit hours.
      • ACT test scores of 21 or greater on the composite score as well as 19 on the Math, Reading, and English sub-scores
      • SAT test score of 990
      • Comparable scores from other exams may be used. Students must score at or above the scores listed in the tables below:
          ASSET COMPASS
        Writing 46 89
        Math (Algebra Exam) 44 45
        Reading 45 88
          XPLORE PLAN
        English 14 16
        Reading 14 15
        Math 15 17
    • Cumulative college GPA of at least 2.0 on previous college coursework.
    • No remediation courses are available for this program. If a student does not show test scores that clear the need for remediation, they must show completion of or readiness for the following program courses:
      • English requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of English Composition I, English Composition II, or Writing Fundamentals with a grade of C or better.
      • Math requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of College Algebra or Intermediate Algebra with a grade of D or better.
    • Transcripts from other colleges will be evaluated for transfer credit automatically upon arrival for applicants to the BSIS program.
    • No conditional admission status is available for this program.
    • International students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Students seeking to transfer from a non-U.S. university or college must submit official transcripts from these institutions. A transcript evaluation by an independent agency (e.g., World Education Service or Education Credential Evaluators) will be required and will be the responsibility of the student. Proof of English proficiency may be required.

    Submit all documents to:
    Astate Online
    P.O. Box 2520
    State University, AR 72467
    Fax: 870-972-3548

    For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:
    Academic Partnerships c/o Central Receiving
    2713 Pawnee St.
    Jonesboro, AR 72401

    Transfers

    Students that have attended any other institution of higher education must meet the following requirements.

    When the student has:

    • Less than 12 college hours: submit official final high school transcript and official test scores.
    • 13 - 23 college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts and official test scores.
    • 24 or more college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts.

    Test scores are valid for five years from date of exam.

  • B.A. in Political Science
    • When completing the online application, choose the appropriate application type – A-State Online Freshman (if you have never attended college) or A-State Online Transfer (if you have previously attended any college).
    • Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee
    • Submit an official High School Transcript with at least a 2.75 GPA or GED score of 500 (if taken prior to 2002) or 525 (if taken in or since 2002). The High School/GED requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 13 or more transferrable college credit hours.
    • Submit official Test Scores (e.g., ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS). Test scores are considered official if they are delivered directly to us from a testing center or from your high school on your official transcript. Test scores are valid for a period of five years from the date of the exam. The test score requirement is waived for students who have previously successfully completed 24 or more transferrable college credit hours.
      • ACT test scores of 21 or greater on the composite score as well as 19 on the Math, Reading, and English sub-scores
      • SAT test score of 990
      • Comparable scores from other exams may be used. Students must score at or above the scores listed in the tables below:
          ASSET COMPASS
        Writing 46 89
        Math (Algebra Exam) 44 45
        Reading 45 88
          XPLORE PLAN
        English 14 16
        Reading 14 15
        Math 15 17
    • Cumulative college GPA of at least 2.0 on previous college coursework.
    • No remediation courses are available for this program. If a student does not show test scores that clear the need for remediation, they must show completion of or readiness for the following program courses:
      • English requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of English Composition I, English Composition II, or Writing Fundamentals with a grade of C or better.
      • Math requirement: Students may be considered eligible for admission based on completion of College Algebra or Intermediate Algebra with a grade of D or better.
    • Transcripts from other colleges will be evaluated for transfer credit automatically upon arrival for applicants to the BSIS program.
    • No conditional admission status is available for this program.
    • International students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Students seeking to transfer from a non-U.S. university or college must submit official transcripts from these institutions. A transcript evaluation by an independent agency (e.g., World Education Service or Education Credential Evaluators) will be required and will be the responsibility of the student. Proof of English proficiency may be required.

    Submit all documents to:
    Astate Online
    P.O. Box 2520
    State University, AR 72467
    Fax: 870-972-3548

    For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:
    Academic Partnerships c/o Central Receiving
    2713 Pawnee St.
    Jonesboro, AR 72401

    Transfers

    Students that have attended any other institution of higher education must meet the following requirements.

    When the student has:

    • Less than 12 college hours: submit official final high school transcript and official test scores.
    • 13 - 23 college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts and official test scores.
    • 24 or more college hours: have a minimum of 2.0 grade point average on cumulative transcripts.

    Test scores are valid for five years from date of exam.