2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 2,813 students have applied and 1,772 students have allowed to admit to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (Acceptance rate: 62.99%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 36.00 % where 638 students have finally enrolled out of 1,772 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Henderson State University and John Brown University, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 64.00%).
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 31.00%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

Admissionhttps://web.saumag.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://web.saumag.edu/admissions/apply/
Financial Aidhttps://web.saumag.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.saumag.edu/netprice/
Veterans Tuitionhttps://www.saumag.edu/veterans
Disability Servicehttps://web.saumag.edu/testing/disability-support-services/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 1,035 and the average ACT score is 22 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is average than the schools (average score is 1,161). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus1,03522
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,13824
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Public, 4-Years Colleges1,11267
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas1,09467

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Southern Arkansas University Main Campus, 62 students submitted SAT scores (10% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,035 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing460570
Mathematics470570
Total9301,140
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At Southern Arkansas University Main Campus, 627 students submitted ACT scores (100% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 22 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Composite1825
English1724
Mathematics1624

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended