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Arkansas State University: Newport

Newport, AR

At A Glance

Main Address

7648 Victory Blvd

Newport, AR 72112-8912

Admission Office

7648 Victory Boulevard

Newport, AR 72112

(870) 512-7800

Fax : (870) 512-7825

Contact : Candace Gross

Registrar/Director of Admissions

Type of School



community college

liberal arts college

2-year school


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 6631

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 2,269

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 236

In-State Tuition : $3,570.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $5,400.00

School Calendar


Degrees Available





Small Town (2,500-10k)


Commuter campus



Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --


SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : May 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

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Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

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Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Diploma, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping C
Business/Commerce, General A
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services C
Management Information Systems, General A C

Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician C

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Independent Study


Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Teacher Certification

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

Computer repair service available on campus

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : commercial truck driving program/ranges, training labs for welding, patient care technician and diesel technology, automotive service technology, auto service, hybrid technology labs, high voltage lineman, indoor climbing/construction lab, underground training lab, outdoor training lab, surgical technology program

Geographic Location : 100 miles from Little Rock, 45 miles from Jonesboro.

Small Town


Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 2,269

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 236

Degree-seeking undergrads : 1,452

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

Part Time students : 38.0%

Percentage of males : 37.0%

Percentage of females : 63.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Aviators

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Financial aid counseling

Personal counseling

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance



Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries


Choral Groups


Concert Band


Dance Activity




Film Society




Government or Political Activity


International Student Organization


Jazz Band


Literary Magazine


Marching Band


Model United Nations


Music Ensembles


Musical Theater




Pep Band


Radio Station




Student Newspaper


Symphony Orchestra


Television Station






General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Applied early admission : --

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Applied early action : --

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Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required: ACT (writing section optional)

Test Policies for placement


State test(s) : ACCUPLACER

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

State high school equivalency certificate

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Students may be required to remove deficiencies before entering certain programs or courses.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math


SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing


ACT Composite


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Deana Tims

Financial aid office phone : (870) 512-7812

Financial Aid Forms

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $96.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $157.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Annual College Costs

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Off Campus

At Home

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The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): --

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll




Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman




Services for students transferring IN from another school


Services for students transferring OUT of this school

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements


For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $5,400.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): --

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $157.00

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 90

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students