Total Enrollment
4,472
Undergraduate
3,543
Graduate
929
Online Enrollment
869
Men Students
1,923
Women Students
2,549

2020 Student Population

A total of 4,472 students have enrolled at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus - 3,543 undergraduate and 929 graduate.
By gender, 1,923 male and 2,549 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 3,740 full-time students and 732 part-time students.
The number of students at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is very small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Henderson State University and John Brown University, its population is large (average population is 3,239).
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers online degree/certificate programs and 869 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 1,923 male and 2,549 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.75 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total3,5433,019524
Men1,5811,368213
Women1,9621,651311
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total929721208
Men34228656
Women587435152

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 2,857 White students (63.89%) and 1,033 Black or African American students (23.10%) at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native251114
Asian372017
Black or African American870372498
Hispanic1506684
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander844
White2,3691,0541,315
Two or More Races101
Race/Ethnicity Unknown110
Total 3,5431,5811,962
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native734
Asian1394
Black or African American16345118
Hispanic110
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White488125363
Two or More Races844
Race/Ethnicity Unknown331419
Total 929342587

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 3,407 students whose age under twenty five and 631 students whose age is over thirty years old at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.
Especially, 296 students are younger than eighteen and 33 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
TotalMenWomen
Total3,543 1,5811,962
Under 18295 122173
18-191,460 672788
20-211,019 457562
22-24378 192186
25-29140 6575
30-3465 2441
35-3954 1836
40-4955 1045
50-6443 1132
65 and over30 624
unknown4 40
Total 3,543 1,5811,962
Population by Student Age at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
TotalMenWomen
Total929 342587
Under 181 10
18-192 20
20-2110 19
22-24242 119123
25-29290 122168
30-34107 3176
35-3978 2355
40-49127 26101
50-6469 1653
65 and over3 12
Total 929 342587

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At Southern Arkansas University Main Campus, 2,351 students (52.57% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 869 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 743 students live in Arkansas where Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is located in and 123 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total4,4723,543929
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes869261608
Enrolled Some in Online Classes1,4821,225257
Not Enrolled in Online Classes2,1212,05764
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)869261608
Arkansas Residents743237506
Other State in U.S.1232499
Outside of U.S.303
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart