Focusing on its mission to educate leaders, enhance intellectual growth and enrich lives, Arkansas State University is the catalyst for progress in the state of Arkansas, the Delta, and the Mid-South region.
Founded in 1909, A-State meets the challenges of continuing as a destination university for more than 14,000 students through the combination of world-class research with a long tradition of student-friendly instruction. The second largest university in Arkansas, Arkansas State is a doctoral-level national institution with more than 150 degrees areas of study, including a robust online programme, and a diverse student body from across the nation and the world.
Arkansas State University recognizes the importance of ongoing educational growth and strives to meet the needs of tomorrow’s students today. The university provides nationally recognized and accredited undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate and certificate programmes in areas that include Communications, Criminology, General Studies, Nursing, Education, Public Administration, Engineering Management, and more. Arkansas State University provides state-of-the-art innovation and educational excellence in delivering programmes in both traditional and 100% online modalities.
Arkansas State University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Individual programmes are accredited by specialized accrediting agencies for the respective programmes, available at the following link. Academic Accreditations & Campus Endorsements
Arkansas State University admits students into online programmes 6 times throughout the year as follows:
Arkansas State University offers degrees in traditional and 100% online modalities for the following credential levels:
At the undergraduate level, transcripts sent from other colleges and universities will be evaluated and acceptable credits will be added to the student’s A-State record. Students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at Arkansas State University will be required to meet the minimum residency requirements as outlined in the undergraduate bulletin, but are able to transfer credits from other accredited institutions.
In addition, official transcripts from institutions not offering electronic delivery can be mailed to the following address for evaluation and processing after the application to Arkansas State University has been submitted:
P.O. Box 2520
State University, AR 72467
At the graduate level, to receive credit for prior graduate work, you will need to submit an official transcript from the university you attended. You will also need to complete the Graduate Transfer Credit Evaluation Form. Please use Chrome or Internet Explorer to complete the form.
The courses you wish to transfer will then be evaluated and you will be notified regarding the amount of credit hours and the specific course(s) for which you have received credit.