Welcome to Arkansas State University!
  • Warren Wand carries the football for A-State
    Six Seasons. Five Rings.
    Sun Belt Champions

    With the victory over UCF at the AutoZone Cure Bowl, the Red Wolves continued to dominate Sun Belt football. A-State fans were SBC leaders, runners-up in attendance the past two years.

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    A National Leader in Nursing

    The nursing program at Arkansas State has been selected as one of the top 10 collegiate programs in the eastern region of the United States and the highest ranked program in Arkansas.

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    Student Union

    The Student Union is a hub of activity for campus life at A-State. Students, faculty, staff, alumni & community visitors all go to the Student Union to experience the many activities and services taking place every day.

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    A World of New Relationships
    Student Life
    at A-State

    Our emphases on safe and convenient residential facilities, growing options for dining and activities, and unique classes to assist freshmen are proving to be effective methods for heightening student success.

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    preparing students for success
    Learning Through Research

    Commitment to research is an essential component of our teaching mission, allowing faculty to engage students in a hands-on approach, giving students opportunities to work with them in the lab, field, or studio.

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    Online MBA Ranks Nationally
    Committed to Quality Online Education

    Arkansas State University’s Master of Business Administration online program continues its national Top 10 status according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The Next Leader of the Pack

Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, founded in 1909 by the Arkansas General Assembly, aspires to be an academic leader recognized for innovation and quality in teaching and learning, international standing in strategic research areas, and commitment to outreach and service.

Dedicated to teaching, research and service

A-State has more than 200 campus organizations, more than 20 men’s and women’s intramural sports, 17 national Greek organizations, and NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision intercollegiate athletic programs to enhance their university experience. Today, the institution has more than 80,000 alumni and meets the needs of individuals and communities at all points along the educational continuum.

Innovative Partnerships


Serving the needs of the greater Mid-South and Delta regions, Arkansas State’s partnerships impact the area and now host the first osteopathic medical institution, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State, only the second medical school in the state.

A-State: Campus Querétaro

Providing a global outlook to graduates, Arkansas State’s public-private partnership with Arkansas State University Campus Querétaro has resulted in the creation of the first American-style residential campus in Mexico, which will open in fall 2017.

A-State Campus Queretaro
A-State Mission

Arkansas State educates leaders, enhances intellectual growth, and enriches lives.

Institutional Profile

Heritage Lawn Plaza

Selected as one of the top 70 institutions of higher education in the Southern region to be recognized by the editors of U.S. News & World Report  magazine in the 2016 edition of “America’s Best Colleges.” Arkansas State is also ranked in the top Southern universities by Princeton Review.

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