Arkansas State University Mid-South

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,160

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,625

After Financial Aid

2016 Enrolled Students

1,836

28.9% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

13.9%

33 Graduates

About

Arkansas State University Mid-South is a higher education institution located in Crittenden County, AR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Arkansas State University Mid-South were .

In 2016, 443 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Arkansas State University Mid-South. 45.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (257 degrees), 1.65 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (156 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Arkansas State University Mid-South is $2,160, which is $-5,160 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Arkansas State University Mid-South is $2,160, which is $-5,160 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,625.

In 2016, 44% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,160

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Arkansas State University Mid-South was $2,160. The cost of tuition at Arkansas State University Mid-South is $-5,160 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$12,625

2016 Value

52.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Arkansas State University Mid-South had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,625. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Arkansas State University Mid-South grew by 52.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,329

Room and Board

$2,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Arkansas State University Mid-South was of $9,329 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board did not change between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 100% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

44%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

44% of undergraduate students at Arkansas State University Mid-South received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 12% with respect to 2015, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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N/A%

N/A Default Rate

N/A

Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at Arkansas State University Mid-South was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A total borrowers.

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Admissions

Arkansas State University Mid-South received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 1,836 students enrolled at Arkansas State University Mid-South in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Arkansas State University Mid-South has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Arkansas State University Mid-South was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Arkansas State University Mid-South in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Arkansas State University Mid-South has a total enrollment of 1,836 students. The full-time enrollment at Arkansas State University Mid-South is 530 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,306. This means that 28.9% of students enrolled at Arkansas State University Mid-South are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Arkansas State University Mid-South, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.6% Black or African American, 34.2% White, 6.92% Two or More Races, 0.654% Asian, 0.49% Hispanic or Latino, 0.327% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0545% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Arkansas State University Mid-South in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (39.8%), followed by White Female (17.2%) and Black or African American Male (16.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

28.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Arkansas State University Mid-South, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,836 students. The full-time enrollment at Arkansas State University Mid-South is 530 and the part-time enrollment is 1,306. This means that 28.9% of students enrolled at Arkansas State University Mid-South are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

46%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Arkansas State University Mid-South was 46%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Arkansas State University Mid-South had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    1,039

  2. White

    628

  3. Two or More Races

    127

The enrolled student population at Arkansas State University Mid-South is 56.6% Black or African American, 34.2% White, 6.92% Two or More Races, 0.654% Asian, 0.49% Hispanic or Latino, 0.327% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0545% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 39 fewer women than men received degrees from Arkansas State University Mid-South. The majority of degree recipients at Arkansas State University Mid-South are black or african american (257 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (156 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Arkansas State University Mid-South is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Arkansas State University Mid-South, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (72 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (94 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (34 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Registered nurses (1,254,796 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (197,635 people), Designers (192,760 people), Miscellaneous managers (172,989 people), and Medical & health services managers (142,817 people).

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Precision Production (72 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (94 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (34 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (24 degrees), and Health (110 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, Physicians & surgeons, Dental hygienists, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Precision Production (72 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (94 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (34 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (24 degrees), and Health (110 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Hospitals (1,454,795 people), Elementary & secondary schools (438,902 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (236,078 people), Outpatient care centers (203,203 people), and Offices of physicians (176,139 people).

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Precision Production (72 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (94 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (34 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (24 degrees), and Health (110 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Arkansas State University Mid-South.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Arkansas State University Mid-South was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 241

  2. 202

In 2016, 241 degrees were awarded to men at Arkansas State University Mid-South, which is 1.19 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (202).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Arkansas State University Mid-South in Welding Technology, which is 17.3 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 40 degrees were awarded to women at Arkansas State University Mid-South in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 2.67 times more than the 15 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

11%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 5% of students graduating from Arkansas State University Mid-South completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 11% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 13% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Arkansas State University Mid-South is Male and Asian (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    257 degrees awarded

  2. White

    156 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Arkansas State University Mid-South is black or african american (257 degrees awarded). There were 1.65 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (156 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Male

    134 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    123 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    89 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Arkansas State University Mid-South is black or african american male (134 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more black or african american male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (123 degrees).

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Operations

Arkansas State University Mid-South has an endowment valued at nearly $2.57M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $148k (5.75%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Arkansas State University Mid-South had a total expenditure of $25.2M. Of that $25.2M, they spent $8.83M on salaries and $25.2M on benefits.

Arkansas State University Mid-South employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Arkansas State University Mid-South are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arkansas State University Mid-South are: Office and Administrative Support, with 27 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 24 employees, and Management with 22 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$2.57M

2015 Endowment

12.6%

growth from 2014

Arkansas State University Mid-South has an endowment valued at about $2.57M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Arkansas State University Mid-South grew 12.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $547k lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $4.5M - Federal

  2. $1.51M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Arkansas State University Mid-South received $4.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.51M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$8.83M

Salary Expenditure

$25.2M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Arkansas State University Mid-South had a total expenditure of $25.2M. Of that $25.2M, they spent $8.83M on salaries and $25.2M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$8.83M

2015 Salaries

10.2%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Arkansas State University Mid-South paid a median of $8.83M in salaries, which represents 35.1% of their overall expenditure ($25.2M) and a 10.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.11% decline from 2013 and a 0.509% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.03M

Instructional Salaries

45

Number of Employees

In 2015, Arkansas State University Mid-South paid a total of $2.03M to 45 employees working as instructors, which represents 23% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

27 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Arkansas State University Mid-South were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arkansas State University Mid-South were Office and Administrative Support with 27 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 24 employees; and Management with 22 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Arkansas State University Mid-South was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Arkansas State University Mid-South.

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