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Why Choose A-State?

Why Choose A-State?

Academic Excellence

  • Internationally recognized public research institution with 20 different accreditations
  • Associate, Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees
  • More than 150 academic programs, concentrations, and options
  • More than 85% of faculty hold the highest academic degrees in their field

Direct Entrance from ESL

  • No TOEFL or IELTS requirement for ESL program graduates
  • Access to all A-State facilities, services, and events
  • Option to stay on-campus with an American roommate 

Affordable Tuition and Cost of Living

  • Estimated annual cost of $21,000 including tuition, fees, room and meals
  • Monthly payment options available
  • Cost of living is 27% less than the U.S. average
  • Academic and performance scholarship opportunities

Caring and Supportive Environment

  • Multiple on-campus housing options within walking distance
  • NCAA Division I Athletics and over 200 student organizations
  • Free career and job placement assistance
  • 24 hour emergency assistance provided by experienced International Programs staff

Perfect Size and Location

  • Considered one of the safest cities in the United States
  • Free airport transfer service from Memphis International Airport
  • Only one hour by automobile from Memphis and a few hours to Little Rock, St. Louis, or Nashville
  • On-campus medical center and two full service hospitals in the community

International Enrollment - Spring 2016 

Country Spring 2016 Enrollment
China 170
India  168
Saudi Arabia 163
Japan 70
Nepal 43
South Korea (Rep.of korea) 29
Vietnam 28
Bangladesh 22
South Africa 14
Canada 8
Nigeria 8
Unknown 8
Turkey 7
Bahamas 4
Egypt 4
Ghana 4
Mexico 4
Pakistan 4
Russia 4
Sweden 4
United Kingdoms 4
Germany 3
Oman 3
Spain 3
Sri Lanka 3
Tanzania 3
Australia 2
Azerbaijan 2
Cameroon 2
France 2
Kazakhstan 2
Kenya 2
Kuwait 2
Malaysia 2
Peru 2
Taiwan(Rep of China) 2
Argentina 1
Bulgaria 1
Burma 1
Chile 1
Colombia 1
Costa Rica 1
Croatia 1
Ethiopia 1
Gabon 1
Grenada 1
Honduras 1
Israel 1
Ivory Coast 1
Jordan 1
Kosovo 1
Lebanon 1
Libya 1
Mongolia 1
Morocco 1
Netherlands 1
Philippines 1
Serbia (prior to 2001) 1
Switzerland 1
Togo 1
Virgin Islands-British 1
Yemen 1
Total Internationals 832
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Campus Life

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The A-State Red WOLF Center is an $18 million dollar state of the art fitness facility. It offers the opportunity to participate in programs such as group fitness classes, fitness challenges, nutrition programs, and more.

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