Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

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Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

100 E. University
Magnolia
AR
71753
School Setting Town: Remote: Territory inside an urban cluster that is more than 35 miles of an urbanized area.
Geographic RegionSoutheast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
PresidentDavid Rankin
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPublic institution - An educational institution whose programs and activities are operated by institutionly elected or appointed school officials and which is supported primarily by public funds.
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Required

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 3,330
Number of Men 1,348
Number of Women 1,982
Percentage Women60%
Percentage Men40 %
Full-time Students 2486
Part-time Students 844
Number of Applicants 2,631
Number of Admitted 1,699
Admissions Rate 65%
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 60%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 16 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $5,880
Books and Supplies $1,200
On Campus Room and Board $5,570
In-state Fees $1,266
Out of State Tuition $1,266
Application Fee $0
Estimated Total$15,182

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Average net price-students receiving grant or scholarship aid7772
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 85%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$8,229
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 62%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,465
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 55%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,219
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 52%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $5,931
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Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesLess Than 1 Yr Certificate
yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesAssociate’s Degree
yesBachelor’s Degree
yesMaster’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

General Studies118
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse75
Business/Commerce, General72
Early Childhood Education and Teaching39
Psychology, General29
Elementary Education and Teaching26
Biology/Biological Sciences, General26
Business Administration and Management, General25
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies20
Accounting19
Agricultural Business and Management, General18
Educational/Instructional Technology16
Secondary Education and Teaching15
Social Work15
Chemistry, General13

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree388
Master's Degree143
Associate's Degree142

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for football - Great American Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - Great American Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for baseball - Great American Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - Great American Conference

Institution’s internet website address http://WWW.SAUMAG.EDU
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.