Arkansas State University-Newport
Newport, AR 72112

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,735
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
No
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Arkansas State University-Newport 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

Arkansas State University-Newport charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $3,648 and in-state students paid $2,232.

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

$6,384
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$2,232
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$3,648
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 89% of Arkansas State University-Newport's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 68% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,386 (which is 0.4% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Arkansas State University-Newport in 2016-2017, was 65, which is 22% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,495 (which is 1.4% below the national average.)

$4,386
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,495
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
89%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Arkansas State University-Newport has enrolled a total of 2,735 students (1,073 students full-time and 1,662 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,735 students, 177 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 502 students for distance studies.

2,735
Total Enrollment
177
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 72%

Black/African American: 15%

Hispanic: 5%

Two or more races: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

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

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
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 26% 637 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 18% 449
Transportation And Materials Moving 13% 324
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 133 0
Personal And Culinary Services 4% 98
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 4% 95
Construction Trades 3% 84
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 3% 76
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 50 0
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 2% 40

Graduation & Dropout Rates

27%
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-Newport full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

4%
Still enrolled
59%
Dropout rate
10%
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.

Campus Location

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