Arkansas State University Mid-South
West Memphis, AR 72301-3829


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,836
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Arkansas State University Mid-South has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Arkansas State University Mid-South's tuition was $2,160 for all students regardless of residency (46.5% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year public institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = $4,038
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $4,038
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 92% of Arkansas State University Mid-South's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 73% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $2,683 (which is 38.6% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Arkansas State University Mid-South in 2016-2017, was 0, which is -- of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was -- (which is 100% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Arkansas State University Mid-South has enrolled a total of 1,836 students (530 students full-time and 1,306 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,836 students, 106 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 85 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 57%

White: 34%

Two or more races: 7%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Asian: 1%

Hispanic: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Arkansas State University Mid-South.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 19% 247
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 15% 198
Precision Production 11% 144
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 8% 110
Personal And Culinary Services 5% 68
Visual And Performing Arts 4% 48
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 42
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 30
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 1% 15
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 12

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Arkansas State University Mid-South full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Arkansas State University Mid-South graduates 6 years after enrollment is $16,400. Last year, out of the total 690 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 552 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 582 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 477 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $16,400 $21,500
Employment Rate 80% 82%
Total Graduates 690 582

Campus Location

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