Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Graduate School

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Arkansas Biosciences Institute
Fowler Center at Night
Student Union Reng Center Heritage Plaza
Fountain in front of Administration Bldg
Dean B. Ellis Library on A-State Campus
Dean B. Ellis Library
Student Union in Evening
Campus Life at Student Union
Arch on Campus of A-State
Graduate School Office located in Library
Library at Arkansas State
Howl On Motorcycle
Front of Student Union (Reng Center)
College of Business Bldg

Graduate students are an integral part of our research, teaching, and service mission at Arkansas State. The Graduate School believes that graduate study should be viewed as part of a well-rounded life experience and offers many programs to help support and enrich the lives of our students.

Learning Never Ends

It is always the right time to think about expanding your horizons, improving your mind, extending your education.  The Graduate School staff are proud to be able to assist you in achieving your goals of an academic career, a new profession, or another life path of your choosing.

Graduate School Campus Tour

For Graduate Students wanting to visit the A-State campus, please contact us at gradsch@astate.edu to schedule a date, at least a week in advance.  Our campus tours typically are scheduled to take place on Fridays.  Our Student-led Walking Tour of our campus is approximately 30 to 40 minutes in length, weather permitting. (Tours may not be available during the Summer Sessions).

The tour includes our Student Union, Red WOLF Fitness facility, Academic Buildings, and the Dean B. Ellis Library Building.  After your tour, you may want to visit our Arkansas State Museum located inside the Library Building, or try one of the food court options in the Student Union.

Visits with program directors are not a part of the Graduate School Campus Tour and will need to be scheduled separately with that department directly, if desired.  You are strongly encouraged to bring unofficial transcripts to those department visits, if scheduled, for a more knowledgeable visit with them.

Tuition Fellowships

A student at ASUWith a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, residents of any U.S. state or territory qualify for a fellowship reducing tuition to the in-state rate of an Arkansas resident. Students must be enrolled in at least 6 hours for Fall and Spring semesters, and at least 3 hours in Summer terms to qualify.

International students pay a reduced tuition rate that is twice the in-state amount plus a fixed international student fee.

Graduate Student Spotlight

Graduate Spotlight on Holli Werner

Meet Holli Werner, MS Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management student. In this video, Holly shares about her experience in Technical Emergency Response Training.

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Financial Education for Graduate Students

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Travel Assistance Award

Our graduate students are eligible to apply for financial assistance from the Graduate School in order to travel and present their research/scholarly work at a meeting or conference.

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Graduate Assistantship

The Graduate School has over 100 available assistantships that provide students the opportunity to acquire essential experience in research, teaching, technical or administrative fields while pursuing their degree.

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