Welcome to Arkansas State University!
  • Developing Critical Thinkers

    University College promotes the academic success of undergraduate students through a supportive environment of community and academic services.

  • College of

    The College of Agriculture offers extensive public outreach programming and significant research activities through work in the classrooms and labs.

  • College of
    Liberal Arts & Communication

    If you enjoy studying arts, media, people, cultures, politics and societies, the College of Liberal Arts will challenge you to analyze social systems while researching locally and abroad.

  • College of
    Education & Behavioral Science

    Prepares you for a professional career in public or private schools, fitness centers, government agencies, hospitals, non-profits and more.

  • College of

    Graduates emerge from the College of Business prepared to assume the role of true business leaders with an ethical foundation, a strategic perspective and the critical skills to compete in the global marketplace.

  • College of
    Nursing & Health Professions

    If you want to contribute to the physical well-being of communities at the local, national and global level, the College of Nursing & Health Professions has a broad offering of programs designed for specific healthcare needs.


At Arkansas State University, we produce more than graduates—we combine the theory with the practice to create innovators and leaders of tomorrow.

With 11 colleges representing all major academic disciplines, a student population of more than 14,000 and 700 faculty, Arkansas State is a global center of learning for some of the most important emerging technologies and new sciences shaping the future of our world.

Learning beyond the classroom

Learning at A-State begins in the classroom, but it almost always leads into laboratories or to stages, galleries and off-campus job internships and co-ops that expose students to real-world challenges and experiences.

Accredited by the HLC

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation and one of two commission members of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

The HLC accredits, and thereby grants membership in the Commission and in the NCA, degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region.

Concurrent Enrollment

Concurrent classes are university courses in area high schools where students receive college and high school credit simultaneously.

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Prior Learning Assessment

PLA is the assessment of an individual’s learning for college credit or advanced standing toward further education or training.

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