Welcome to Arkansas State University!


Academic Excellence

  • Internationally recognized public research institution with 20 different accreditations
  • Associate, Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees
  • More than 150 academic programs, concentrations, and options
  • More than 85% of faculty hold the highest academic degrees in their field
  • Top Accreditations such as AACSB for Business and ABET for Engineering

Direct Entrance from ESL

  • No TOEFL or IELTS requirement for ESL program graduates
  • Access to all A-State facilities, services, and events
  • Option to stay on-campus with an American roommate 

Affordable Tuition and Cost of Living

  • Estimated annual cost of $23,000 including tuition, fees, room and meals
  • Monthly payment options available
  • $3000 freshmen scholarship, if eligible
  • Additional academic and performance scholarship opportunities for matriculated students
  • Cost of living is 12.8% less than the U.S. average
  • Affordable on-campus housing options in International Living and Learning Community for around $300 a month, dormitories for around $2,800 a semester and off-campus housing options averaging around $250-$600 a month

Caring and Supportive Environment

  • Multiple on-campus housing options within walking distance
  • NCAA Division I Athletics and over 200 student organizations
  • Free career and job placement assistance
  • 24 hour emergency assistance provided by experienced International Programs staff

Perfect Size and Location

  • Considered one of the safest cities in the United States
  • Free airport transfer service from Memphis International Airport
  • Only one hour by automobile from Memphis and a few hours to Little Rock, St. Louis, or Nashville
  • On-campus medical center and two full service hospitals in the community

International Enrollment - Fall 2019

International Enrollment Chart

Africa includes:

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zimbabwe

Americas includes:

Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Grenada, Mexico, Netherland-Antilles, and Venezuela

Asia includes:

Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, and Thailand

Europe includes:

Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, and United Kingdom

European Union includes:

Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, and Spain

Middle East includes:

Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Territory, and Syria

Campus Life

International Student Working out at red wolf center

The A-State Red WOLF Center is an $18 million dollar state of the art fitness facility. It offers the opportunity to participate in programs such as group fitness classes, fitness challenges, nutrition programs, and more.

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Take a Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour Screen Capture

If visiting our campus before you enroll isn't an option, use our virtual campus tour to get a feel for how our campus looks.

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