Graduate Programs Overview

Arkansas State University-Main Campus is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Jonesboro, Arkansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,600 for Arkansas residents and $11,586 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-Main Campus
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, AR
Graduate School Students4,428 students
3,414 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,600
Out-of-State$11,586
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 106 Graduate Programs
57 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 28 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Arkansas State University-Main Campus 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 $6,600 and $11,586 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.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$4,986$9,972
Fees$1,614$1,614
Cost per Credit$277$554
Books & Supplies$1,250
Room & Board$10,022 (On-Campus) / $9,367 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,708 (On-Campus) / $5,970 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,580$27,566
Off-Campus Total$23,187$28,173
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$5,918$6,121$6,210$6,422$6,600
Out-of-State$10,544$10,927$11,016$11,408$11,586

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Arkansas State University-Main Campus offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 286 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
Total1,75812485526
Men6154416150
Women1,1438069376
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.
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Agriculture
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 13,356 students enrolled in Arkansas State University-Main Campus including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,428 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,442 male and 2,986 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 650 full-time and 3,778 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,414 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 55 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total4,428
Men Students1,442
Women Students2,986
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total4,428
Full-time Students650
Part-time Students3,778
By race/ethnicity 3,308 White, 598 Black, and 39 Asian students are attending at Arkansas State University-Main Campus. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total4,428
American Indian /
Native American
21
Asian39
Black598
Hispanic112
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
2
White3,308
Two or more races76
Un-Known110
35 students are younger than 22 and 1,136 students are older than 65. The school has 1,822 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,435 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total4,428
21 & Under35
22-24771
25-291,051
30-34752
35-39683
40 & Over1,136
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-Main Campus, 3,414 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 55 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,428
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,414
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses55
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses959
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,414
Arkansas Resident1,458
Other State In U.S.1,953
Outside of U.S.3



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