Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$12,883 ($7,315)
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$11,586 ($6,600)
On-campus Living Costs
$14,238
Off-campus Living Costs
$13,674
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$450 ($218)
Graduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$554 ($277)

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of Arkansas State University-Main Campus are $7,315 for Arkansas residents and $12,883 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $6,600 for Arkansas residents and $11,586 for out-of-state students.
Compare to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas, the undergraduate tuition & fees are relatively inexpensive and the graduate tuition & fees are average.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Arkansas at Little Rock and University of Central Arkansas, tuition & fees of Arkansas State University-Main Campus is inexpensive where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $18,958.
The average living cost of the school is $14,238 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $13,674.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at Arkansas State University-Main Campus are $7,315 for Arkansas residents and $12,883 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 3.68% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $6,600 for Arkansas residents and $11,586 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 3.56% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-StateArkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$8,050$14,050$5,810$10,382
2017$8,200$14,260$5,918$10,544
2018$8,478$14,778$6,121$10,927
2019$8,607$15,297$6,210$11,016
2020$8,900$15,860$6,422$11,408
2021$7,315$12,883$6,600$11,586

Tuition Trends Chart

2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $14,238 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $13,674.
The living cost at the school has increased by 7.90% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$8,140$4,913$8,829$4,913
2017$8,540$4,131$8,910$5,202
2018$8,740$4,131$9,000$5,202
2019$9,025$4,171$9,045$5,242
2020$9,672$4,566$9,108$4,566
2021$10,022$4,708$9,367$5,970

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,250 at Arkansas State University-Main Campus. The books & supplies cost has decreased by 0.96% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

Arkansas State University-Main Campus 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,000
2017$1,137
2018$1,137
2019$1,298
2020$1,250
2021$1,250

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at Arkansas State University-Main Campus is $218 for Arkansas residents and $450 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 3.93% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition per credit hour is $277 for Arkansas residents and $554 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 3.75% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-StateArkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$200$400$254$508
2017$202$404$257$514
2018$210$420$267$534
2019$210$433$267$534
2020$218$450$277$554
2021$218$450$277$554

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart