Graduate Programs Overview

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is a four-years, public school located in Magnolia, Arkansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $6,894 for Arkansas residents and $9,882 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
Typefour-years, public
Address100 E. University, Magnolia, AR
Graduate School Students985 students
784 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$6,894
Out-of-State$9,882
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 25 Graduate Programs
14 Master's, 5 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $9,882 for non-Arkansas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $293 for Arkansas residents and $459 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
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$5,274$8,262
Fees$1,620$1,620
Cost per Credit$293$459
Books & Supplies$1,600
Room & Board$7,595 (On-Campus) / $7,595 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$6,177 (On-Campus) / $7,806 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,266$25,254
Off-Campus Total$23,895$26,883
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
2017-20182018-20192019-20202020-20212021-2022
In-State$6,038$6,234$6,582$6,894$6,894
Out-of-State$8,558$8,970$9,462$9,810$9,882

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 25 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.
Agriculture
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Business

Graduate Student Population

Total 4,432 students enrolled in Southern Arkansas University Main Campus including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 985 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 322 male and 663 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 157 full-time and 828 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 784 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 147 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total985
Men Students322
Women Students663
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total985
Full-time Students157
Part-time Students828
By race/ethnicity 580 White, 186 Black, and 14 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
Total985
American Indian /
Native American
5
Asian14
Black186
Hispanic27
White580
Two or more races34
Un-Known21
12 students are younger than 22 and 176 students are older than 65. The school has 509 students aged between 22 and 30 and 288 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total985
21 & Under12
22-24235
25-29274
30-34172
35-39116
40 & Over176
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, 784 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 147 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment985
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses784
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses147
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses54
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses784
Arkansas Resident642
Other State In U.S.133
Outside of U.S.9


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