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  • Arkansas State University Mid-South is a rapidly-evolving, forward-looking public two-year institution located in West Memphis, Arkansas. An open-door admission policy, service to the citizens of Crittenden County and surrounding areas, and high-quality, affordable education best describe our college and the community mandate we serve.

School Highlights

Arkansas State University Mid-South serves 1,330 students (22% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,330 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,688
  • Out-state tuition: $3,648
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 66%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Arkansas State University Mid-South ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 162 teachers has grown by 102% over five years.
Arkansas State University Mid-South
(AR) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
162 staff
162 staff
This chart display total faculty of Arkansas State University Mid-South and community college average number of faculty in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Arkansas State University Mid-South has declined by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The Arkansas State University Mid-South diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,330 students
1,407 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Arkansas State University Mid-South and community college average number of enrollment of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
10:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Arkansas State University Mid-South and community college average student staff ratio of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
295 students
580 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Arkansas State University Mid-South and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
1,035 students
827 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Arkansas State University Mid-South and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Arkansas State University Mid-South.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of AR.
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
145 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Arkansas State University Mid-South and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Asian
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Arkansas State University Mid-South and the percentage of Asian community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Hispanic
4%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Arkansas State University Mid-South and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Black
55%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Arkansas State University Mid-South and the percentage of Black community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
34%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Arkansas State University Mid-South and the percentage of White community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Arkansas State University Mid-South and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Arkansas State University Mid-South and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas State University Mid-South.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.58
0.55
This chart display the diversity score of Arkansas State University Mid-South and the community college average diversity score of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
13%
30%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Arkansas State University Mid-South and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$25,800
$28,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Arkansas State University Mid-South and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of AR by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,688 is less than the state average of $2,990. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,648 is less than the state average of $4,750. The out-state tuition has grown by 42% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,688
$2,990
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Arkansas State University Mid-South and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,648
$4,750
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Arkansas State University Mid-South and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Tuition Notes
Based on 24 hours in an academic year.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
91%
93%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Arkansas State University Mid-South and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
100%
76%
This chart display the percent admitted of Arkansas State University Mid-South and the community college average percent admitted of AR by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
540
SAT Math
n/a
520
SAT Writing
n/a
515
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
22
ACT Math
n/a
21

Sports

Total Sports Offered
1 sport
Sports
Basketball
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • The centerpiece of our campus is the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Educational Excellence which houses an ever-expanding Library Media Center, a technologically-intense Dr. Barbara C. Baxter Learning Success Center, a state-of-the-art and award-winning multimedia conference room, food service area and bookstore, as well as a myriad of other student support functions. Work-based Learning with hands-on job training is offered to students enrolled in a technical program and who intend to enter the job market upon graduation. Students, while in their last semester of college, participate in the Work-Based Learning Program to prepare them for a position in their chosen field. Arkansas State University Mid-South offers web-based courses in Campus Cruiser for students who want to take classes but have time restraints preventing them from attending classes on campus. We offer computer, history, English, and criminal justice classes online for our students. Arkansas State University Mid-South is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Adult Education program offers free GED classes, basic skills classes, and computer literacy classes on site at companies or at the College.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,330 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,688
  • Out-state tuition: $3,648
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 66%
  • Source: Verified school update

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