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 eighty-five graduate programs: 54 Master's, 9 Doctorate, 17 Post-Bachelor's, 5 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,687 students have been conferred Master's degree and 51 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 Students4,359 students
3,259 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,600
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 85 Graduate Programs
54 Master's, 5 Doctorate, 22 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
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)

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 85 major areas - 56 Master's (19 online programs), 8 Doctorate (2 online programs), 21 Post-Bachelor'(6 online programs), 5 Post-Master'(2 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.
Physical Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
English Language And Literature
Work and Family Studies
Engineering Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Natural Resources And Conservation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Natural Resources And Conservation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism

Graduate Student Population

Total 13,709 students enrolled in Arkansas State University-Main Campus including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,359 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,436 male and 2,923 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 667 full-time and 3,692 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 3,259 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 121 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,436
Women Students2,923
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students667
Part-time Students3,692
By race/ethnicity 3,213 White, 585 Black, and 38 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
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races64
23 students are younger than 22 and 1,110 students are older than 65. The school has 1,816 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,410 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under23
40 & Over1,110
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, 3,259 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 121 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,359
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,259
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses121
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses979
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses3,259
Arkansas Resident1,331
Other State In U.S.1,928
Outside of U.S.0

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