Arkansas State University – Jonesboro is the flagship of the ASU system offering academic excellence in a safe, affordable,caring environment. ASU offers more than 250 degree programs, concentrations and options for students to select.The faculty is of the highest caliber with over 85% holding the highest terminal degree in their fields.
ASU is separated into 10 different colleges which allow for small class sizes and teacher to student ratios. This gives students a personal touch that is hard to find in public universities. ASU also has a nationally recognized student union building and an on-campus Career Services building to assist students with their post-graduate plans.
There is plenty to do at ASU with over 300 different campus organizations and clubs, a strong Greek system, 30 different intramural sports, 7 men’s and 9 women’s intercollegiate sports teams.
Arkansas State University is located in Jonesboro, which is the fastest growing city in Arkansas and one of the safest cities in the United States. Jonesboro is the regional center for manufacturing, agriculture, medicine, education, and trade and hence is Arkansas’s fastest growing city. The city has a vibrant downtown filled with restaurants, gift shops and art galleries offering the convenience of a big city with the comfort of a small town. Jonesboro is only an hour drive from Memphis and easy driving distance to Little Rock, St. Louis, or Nashville. The moderate climate is perfect for outdoor activities year-round.