Arkansas State University-Beebe: Narrative Description

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PO Box 1000
Beebe, AR 72012-1000
Tel: (501)882-3600; Admissions: (501)882-8280; Fax: (501)882-8370; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Arkansas State University System. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1927. Setting: 320-acre small town campus with easy access to Memphis. Total enrollment: 3,192. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 30:1. 2 class presidents, 1 valedictorian, 20 student government officers. Full-time: 1,798 students, 57% women, 43% men. Part-time: 1,394 students, 64% women, 36% men. Students come from 25 states and territories, 1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 7% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.2% international, 38% 25 or older, 12% live on campus, 2% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, honors program, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Common Application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $60 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $110 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $8 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 19 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Arkansas Education Association, Art Club, Agri Club, Social Science Club, Leadership Council. Major annual events: Organizational Fair, Harvestfest/Spring Dance, Leadership Council activities. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. 160 college housing spaces available; 126 were occupied in 2002-03. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Abington Library with 90,000 books, 500 serials, and 10 audiovisual materials. 375 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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