Graduate Programs Overview

Arkansas State University is a four-years, public school located in Jonesboro, Arkansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,422 for Arkansas residents and $11,408 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred six graduate programs: 57 Master's, 21 Doctorate, 22 Post-Bachelor's, 6 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,758 students have been conferred Master's degree and 124 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameArkansas State University
Typefour-years, public
Address2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, AR
Graduate School Students4,620 students
3,711 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$6,422
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 106 Graduate Programs
57 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 28 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Arkansas State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Arkansas residents, the tuition & fees are $6,422 and $11,408 for non-Arkansas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $277 for Arkansas residents and $554 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$277$554
Books & Supplies$1,250
Room & Board$9,640 (On-Campus) / $9,570 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,633 (On-Campus) / $5,753 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,945$26,931
Off-Campus Total$22,995$27,981
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Arkansas State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 106 major areas - 56 Master's (18 online programs), 8 Doctorate (2 online programs), 21 Post-Bachelor'(8 online programs), 5 Post-Master'(3 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 13,106 students enrolled in Arkansas State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,620 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,417 male and 3,203 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 629 full-time and 3,991 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,711 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 103 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,417
Women Students3,203
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students629
Part-time Students3,991
By race/ethnicity 3,438 White, 656 Black, and 42 Asian students are attending at Arkansas State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races78
43 students are younger than 22 and 1,248 students are older than 65. The school has 1,883 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,446 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under43
40 & Over1,248
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Arkansas State University, 3,711 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 103 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,620
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,711
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses103
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses806
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,711
Arkansas Resident1,552
Other State In U.S.2,145
Outside of U.S.14

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