Southern Arkansas University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Southern Arkansas University is a small four-year, public school with 3,330 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1909 and is the only school located in Magnolia, Arkansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
56
Southern Arkansas University will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Southern Arkansas University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 56 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, General Studies, Business, Nursing, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
60%
The rate of student retention at Southern Arkansas University is relatively low at 60% (close to Arkansas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Southern Arkansas University is low: 32%. Around 33% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern Arkansas University is decent -- 16:1. Read more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,300
Average tuition cost is close to the nationwide median - about $9,000 per year. The additional fees at Southern Arkansas University beyond tuition are approximately $1,300; this totals $10,300 per year.

Read the details about Southern Arkansas University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
65%
As reported in recent data, 2,631 applications were submitted and 1,699 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Southern Arkansas University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,500
Southern Arkansas University offers a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern Arkansas University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Southern Arkansas University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,500 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- approximately $2,500 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Southern Arkansas University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern Arkansas University Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753, USA
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