Arkansas State University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Arkansas State University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,755 out of 5,346 applicants or 70% were admitted making Arkansas State University a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores. Arkansas State University Main Campus typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 2,979 2,367 5,346
Accepted 2,110 1,645 3,755
Acceptance Rate 71% 69% 70%
Enrolled 850 727 1,577
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 40% 44% 42%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Arkansas State University Main Campus and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Arkansas State University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 21 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Arkansas State University Main Campus.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. 2 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 950 1130
SAT Reading 460 570
SAT Math 510 570
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 20 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >82%
23 to 26 Avg + 70%-82%
21 to 23 Avg - 60%-70%
19 to 21 Reach 50%-60%
Less than 19 Low <50%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1130 and Above Good >80%
1040 to 1130 Avg + 70%-80%
950 to 1040 Avg - 58%-70%
860 to 950 Reach 45%-58%
Less than 860 Low <45%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need above average high school grades to get into Arkansas State University Main Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Arkansas State University Main Campus was 3.44 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Arkansas State University accepts 70% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 31% Good
3.50 to 3.75 20% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 16% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 0% Reach

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

You have 89 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Aug 18, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Arkansas State University Main Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106458 IPEDS survey data for Arkansas State University Main Campus.

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