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Arkansas State University - Newport Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Arkansas State University - Newport. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Arkansas State University - Newport Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Arkansas State University - Newport was awarded 2 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

ASUN was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into ASUN?

Acceptance Rate

Returning adults and other non-traditional students may appreciate the fact that Arkansas State University - Newport has an open admissions policy. This means that you'll only have to submit basic materials, which may include proof that you completed high school or an equivalent program.

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Arkansas State University - Newport Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, Arkansas State University - Newport is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Arkansas State University - Newport is 48%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  48 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Arkansas State University - Newport

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Arkansas State University - Newport this rate is 61%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  61 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at ASUN

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,269 undergraduates at ASUN with 961 being full-time and 1,308 being part-time.

ASUN Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for ASUN is 30.63 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  30.63 out of 100
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How Much Does Arkansas State University - Newport Cost?

The overall average net price of ASUN is $10,399. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for ASUN

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,586 $9,891 $12,683 $13,834 $14,835

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of ASUN, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At ASUN, approximately 16% of students took out student loans averaging $4,874 a year. That adds up to $19,496 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ASUN is 11.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do ASUN Graduates Make?

Location of Arkansas State University - Newport

Arkansas State University - Newport is a public institution located in Newport, Arkansas. ASUN is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

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Contact details for ASUN are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7648 Victory Blvd, Newport, AR 72112
Phone: 870-512-7800

Arkansas State University - Newport Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Arkansas State University - Newport along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at ASUN

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 1,169 students took at least one online class at Arkansas State University - Newport. This is an increase from the 1,110 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,169 318
2016-2017 1,110 348
2015-2016 1,639 502
2014-2015 1,292 616
2013-2014 1,052 559

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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