Graduate Programs Overview

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Magnolia, Arkansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,894 for Arkansas residents and $9,810 for other students in average.

It offers twenty-five graduate programs: 14 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 5 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameSouthern Arkansas University Main Campus
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address100 E. University, Magnolia, AR
Graduate School Students889 students
634 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$6,894
Out-of-State$9,810
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 25 Graduate Programs
14 Master's, 5 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Southern Arkansas 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 $6,894 and $9,810 for non-Arkansas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $284 for Arkansas residents and $446 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$5,112$8,028
Fees$1,782$1,782
Cost per Credit$284$446
Books & Supplies$1,600
Room & Board$7,418 (On-Campus) / $7,418 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$6,112 (On-Campus) / $7,725 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,024$24,940
Off-Campus Total$23,637$26,553
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$5,940$6,038$6,234$6,582$6,894
Out-of-State$8,370$8,558$8,970$9,462$9,810

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 61 major areas - 13 Master's (13 online programs), 4 Post-Bachelor'(4 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
Total387-12-
Men155-1-
Women232-11-
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.
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Human Services
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
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Agriculture
Computer And Information Sciences
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Human Services
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Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Education
Computer And Information Sciences
Agriculture
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Graduate Student Population

Total 4,475 students enrolled in Southern Arkansas University Main Campus including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 889 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 299 male and 590 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 136 full-time and 753 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 634 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 189 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total889
Men Students299
Women Students590
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total889
Full-time Students136
Part-time Students753
By race/ethnicity 496 White, 168 Black, and 18 Asian students are attending at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total889
American Indian /
Native American
4
Asian18
Black168
Hispanic22
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
1
White496
Two or more races20
Un-Known24
1 students are younger than 22 and 178 students are older than 65. The school has 472 students aged between 22 and 30 and 238 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total889
21 & Under1
22-24202
25-29270
30-34137
35-39101
40 & Over178
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Southern Arkansas University Main Campus, 634 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 189 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment889
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses634
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses189
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses66
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses634
Arkansas Resident515
Other State In U.S.115
Outside of U.S.4


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