Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

Magnolia, Arkansas

Overview

Address100 E. University
School Websitewww.saumag.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Remote

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is a small public, 4-year college based in Magnolia, Arkansas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,552 students applied to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. Of those students, 2,443 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Southern Arkansas University Main Campus was $6,840, in addition to fees of $1,946. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus has a 38% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Southern Arkansas University Main Campus acceptance rate is 69%. To put this into perspective, 2,443 of the 3,552 students who applied to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Southern Arkansas University Main Campus had an SAT score between the range of 1,000 and 1,220. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus was between 19 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Southern Arkansas University Main Campus, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,840. Combined with fees of $1,946, room and board costs of $6,993, other expenses of $5,672 and the $1,600 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $23,051.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $12,866 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Southern Arkansas University Main Campus to $27,131 for out-of-state students.

Students at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus was $4,837 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 54%.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio17:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus has a good gender split, with 55% of undergraduates being female and 45% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Arkansas residents; in fact, 71% of all students reside in Arkansas. However, 28% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 17:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Southern Arkansas University Main Campus to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 16% students enroll at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus part-time; the other 3,740 students enrolled full-time.

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