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Arkansas State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,523 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,060 tuition
$9,025 on campus room & board
$1,298 books and supplies
$2,140 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$24,583 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$12,120 tuition
$9,025 on campus room & board
$1,298 books and supplies
$2,140 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$6,433 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
94% of students receive aid
46% get federal aid ($4,822 avg)
73% get state aid ($2,350 avg)
70% get institn'l aid ($6,433 avg)
57% get loans ($5,731 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.98% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.82% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,085 93%
Federal Grant Aid $4,822 46%
Pell Grants $4,668 46%
Other Federal Grants $927 8%
Institution Grant Aid $6,433 70%
State Grant Aid $2,350 73%
Student Loans $5,731 57%
Federal Loans $5,352 52%
Other Loans $6,808 3%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$500 Y N N N
$1,000 R
- R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: July 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Arkansas State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 972-2100
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $202
Out of State $404


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Hannah from Marmaduke, AR
  • I am a current student here

    If you want to get food on campus often I would recommend getting flex dollars. It is cheaper than paying out of pocket because it is tax exempt. The flex dollars can be used anywhere on campus including places like the campus store and starbucks!

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  • Megan from Jonesboro, AR
  • I am a current student here

    Tuition is as affordable as any college of its size. Student discounts are given by many local merchants. Online classes can be utilized along with on-campus classes. ASU has a child care facility available close to the campus at affordable prices.

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  • 5
  • Belle from Evergreen Park, IL
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I am looking at tuition for out-of-state because I am from Illinois and it is the best deal for a larger out-of-state school that I have ever seen. It is approximately $17,000/yr for in-state and $25,000/yr for out-of-state.

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  • 5
  • Gina from Malvern, AR
  • I am a current student here

    Going to A-state was one of the best decisions I have ever made. For a reasonable tuition cost, you receive exceptional academic instruction, a close-knit friendly community, and a platform for your career that no other institution in Arkansas will be able to give you.

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