Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

Size And Setting

Four-year, small, highly residential


Town: Remote

religious affiliation

Not Applicable


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools The Higher Learning Commission


Average In-State Cost


Average Out-Of-State Cost


Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid


Average Financial Aid Amount


Student Population

Total Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio


Male vs Female

44% Male 56% Female

Full-Time vs Part-Time

77% Full-Time 7% Part-Time

Classroom Setting
  • 574 Students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses
  • 2,176 Students enrolled in some but not all distance education courses
  • 2,021 Students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses
Race or Ethnicity
  • 63% White
  • 28% Black
  • 3% HIspanic
  • 1% Asian
  • 1% American Indian
  • 1% Pacific Islander
  • 0% 2 or More Races
  • 0% Unknown…


Acceptance Rate

67% Median Entrant Scores

SAT Scores
ACT Scores


Median School Value

Completion Rate

32% Below Average

Median Post-Graduate Salary

$34,300 Below Average

First Year Retention Rate

62% Below Average

Contact Info

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

100 E. University, Magnolia, AR 71753

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Data Sources

The data included on this page is collected from The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, a Department of Education program managed by the National Center for Education Statistics. Surveying over 7,500 colleges annually, it is among the most long-standing and trusted providers of U.S. postsecondary information. Note that IPEDS relies on self reported survey data from each college and therefore it may be slightly out of date or inconsistent with current levels. Please refer to each individual college website or contact the admissions office for further information.

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