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Southern Arkansas University Main Campus: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

Website: http://WWW.SAUMAG.EDU
Address: 100 E. University , Magnolia , Arkansas - 71753
Phone: (870) 235-4000
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's
Campus setting
Remote Town
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Baccalaureate Colleges--Diverse Fields
Athletics (football) NCAA, Gulf South Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC No
Study abroad No
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $0
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
1,921
829
1,092
Percent admitted
73%
73%
73%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
45%
49%
41%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
350
540
SAT Math
400
630
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
17
24
ACT English
17
24
ACT Math
17
24
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $4,800
Out-of-state tuition $7,260
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $4,250
On-campus other expenses $3,900
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
93%
-
Federal grant aid
47%
$3,602
State or local grant aid
25%
$1,724
Institutional grant aid
65%
-
Loan aid
44%
$4,259
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
3,118
38%
62%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 2,679
Estimated graduates enrolled 443
Undergraduates 24 years old -
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old -
GRADUATION RATE
Total 31%
Men 21%
Women 40%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 12%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 28%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 30%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $4,890 $5,224 $5,646 $6,066 7.4%
Out-of-state $7,440 $7,534 $8,106 $8,706 7.4%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $3,930 $4,100 $4,250 $5,080 19.5%
Other $3,200 $3,400 $3,900 $4,134 6.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $5,250 $5,250 $5,422 $5,748 6.0%
Other $4,400 $4,700 $5,100 $5,406 6.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,600 $3,900 $4,300 $4,558 6.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $13,020 $13,724 $14,796 $16,280 10.0%
Off Campus $15,540 $16,174 $17,168 $18,220 6.1%
Off Campus with Family $9,490 $10,124 $10,946 $11,624 6.2%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $15,570 $16,034 $17,256 $18,920 9.6%
Off Campus $18,090 $18,484 $19,628 $20,860 6.3%
Off Campus with Family $12,040 $12,434 $13,406 $14,264 6.4%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,024 893 1,131
Percent admitted 74% 75% 73%
Percent admitted who enrolled 41% 44% 40%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 36 6%
ACT 583 94%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 410 540
SAT Math 470 560
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 17 25
ACT Math 17 24

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1929 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1970 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1957 -   Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs 6/1/1971 -   Accredited