Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is ranked 7th in Arkansas Colleges and 30th in Federal Region VI.
Next statements evaluate Southern Arkansas University Main Campus by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $14,120.
  • The acceptance rate (65%) is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,067 SAT, 21 ACT) is average.
  • It has very small number of students of 4,472.
  • It offers fewer area of study (59 programs).
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Arkansas Colleges
#7 in Arkansas Colleges
Federal Region VI
#30 in Federal Region VI

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Southern Arkansas University Main Campus are $14,120 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus $14,120

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $16,270

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Southern Arkansas University Main Campus are $9,810 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively inexpensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus $9,810

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $13,507

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 65% and it is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 65%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 74%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 33% and the yield is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 33%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 33%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 1,067 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 1,067

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 1,094

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 21 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 21

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges 67

4-Years Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 67

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 44% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 44%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 42%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 34% and it is extremely higher (many students transferred-out) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 34%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 27%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 65% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 65%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 70%

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Student Population

The total student population at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 4,472 and its population very small compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 4,472

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 8,974

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is $9,578 which is 67.83% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is much higher compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus $9,578

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas $8,162

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 17 to 1 and the ratio is higher (more students per class/faculty) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 17 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 15 to 1

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Number of Programs

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers 59 programs and it means fewer area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 59

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 104

Number of Online Programs

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers 16 online programs and it means relatively few online programs compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus 16

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas 18

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