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Arkansas State University is a public university located on an 800 acre campus in Jonesboro, Arkansas. ASU was founded in 1909 by the Arkansas Legislature as an agricultural training school known as the First District Agricultural School. In addition to the Jonesboro campus, campus locations in Newport, Beebe and Mountain Home make up the ASU system.

Arkansas State University offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees and professional certificates. ASU’s more than 200 degree programs are offered through the university's colleges that include:

  • College of Business
  • College of Agriculture, Engineering, and Technology
  • College of Liberal Arts and Communications
  • College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • College of Nursing and Health Professions
  • College of Sciences and Mathematics

ASU is well known for being a superior institution that educates its students through classroom instruction as well as providing opportunities for learning through service and research opportunities. ASU is the Arkansas areas only comprehensive public university, and also maintains an increasing global presence with over one hundred higher learning institutes located around the world.

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The Higher Learning Commission

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