Arkansas State University Mid-South

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,352
3.16% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$8,483
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
979
16.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
42.5%
37 Graduates

About

Arkansas State University Mid-South is a higher education institution located in Crittenden County, AR. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Arkansas State University Mid-South were Liberal Arts & Sciences (73 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (16 degrees), and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (14 degrees).

In 2022, 468 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Arkansas State University Mid-South. 58.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (262 degrees), 1.75 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (150 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Arkansas State University Mid-South is $2,352, which is $−5,760 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Arkansas State University Mid-South is $2,352, which is $−5,760 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,483.

In 2022, 71% of undergraduate students attending Arkansas State University Mid-South received financial aid through grants.

Tuition Costs

$2,352
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Arkansas State University Mid-South was $2,352. The cost of tuition at Arkansas State University Mid-South is $−5,760 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$8,483
2022 Value
1.41%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Arkansas State University Mid-South had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,483. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Arkansas State University Mid-South grew by 1.41%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,872
Room and Board
$1,460
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Arkansas State University Mid-South was of $9,872 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,460. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

71% of undergraduate students at Arkansas State University Mid-South received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.43% with respect to 2021, when 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Arkansas State University Mid-South had a total enrollment of 979 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Arkansas State University Mid-South is 165 students and the part-time enrollment is 814. This means that 16.9% 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 57.2% Black or African American, 33.5% White, 3.58% Hispanic or Latino, 2.86% Two or More Races, 1.23% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.204% Asian.

Students enrolled at Arkansas State University Mid-South in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (41.8%), followed by White Female (24.2%) and Black or African American Male (13.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

16.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Arkansas State University Mid-South in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 979 students. The full-time enrollment at Arkansas State University Mid-South is 165 and the part-time enrollment is 814. This means that 16.9% of students enrolled at Arkansas State University Mid-South are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

72%
2022 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 72%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Arkansas State University Mid-South had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    560 enrolled students
  2. White
    328 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    35 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Arkansas State University Mid-South is 57.2% Black or African American, 33.5% White, 3.58% Hispanic or Latino, 2.86% Two or More Races, 1.23% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.204% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 6 students (0.613%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 76 more women than men received degrees from Arkansas State University Mid-South. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Arkansas State University Mid-South is black or african american (262 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (150 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Arkansas State University Mid-South is Liberal Arts & Sciences (73 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (16 degrees) and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (14 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Mechanical Technologies (71 degrees awarded), Precision Production (28 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (114 degrees).

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 (1,481,429 people), Accountants & auditors (1,040,951 people), Other managers (765,425 people), Financial managers (495,730 people), and Chief executives & legislators (394,866 people).

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University Mid-South in 2022 are Mechanical Technologies (71 degrees awarded), Precision Production (28 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (114 degrees), Health (127 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

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 Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Mechanical Technologies (71 degrees awarded), Precision Production (28 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (114 degrees), Health (127 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,801,584 people), Elementary & secondary schools (768,679 people), Computer Systems Design (559,957 people), Banking & related activities (491,255 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (480,113 people).

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Mechanical Technologies (71 degrees awarded), Precision Production (28 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (114 degrees), Health (127 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (10 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 73 degrees awarded
  2. 16 degrees awarded
  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Arkansas State University Mid-South was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 73 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

196
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
272
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 196 degrees were awarded to men at Arkansas State University Mid-South, which is 0.721 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (272).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Arkansas State University Mid-South in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 2.07 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 87 degrees were awarded to men at Arkansas State University Mid-South in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 3.22 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 24% 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, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Arkansas State University Mid-South is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    262 degrees awarded
  2. White
    150 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Arkansas State University Mid-South is black or african american (262 degrees awarded). There were 1.75 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (150 degrees).

1.07% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    168 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    94 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    78 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Arkansas State University Mid-South is black or african american female (168 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (94 degrees).

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Operations

Arkansas State University Mid-South has an endowment valued at nearly $2.94M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNk (−13.6%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Arkansas State University Mid-South had a total salary expenditure of 21M. Arkansas State University Mid-South employs 29 Instructors, 2 No academic ranks. Most academics at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Male Instructor (18), Female Instructor (11), and Male No academic rank (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arkansas State University Mid-South are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 28 employees, Management, with 26 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

Endowment

$2.94M
2022 Endowment
10.4%
decline from 2021

Arkansas State University Mid-South has an endowment valued at about $2.94M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Arkansas State University Mid-South declined 10.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.27M 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. $2.24M - Federal
  2. $1.27M - State
  3. $474k - Local

As of 2022, Arkansas State University Mid-South received $2.24M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.27M from state grants and contracts, and $474k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.17M
2022 Salaries
0.733%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Arkansas State University Mid-South paid a median of $9.17M in salaries, which represents 43.7% of their overall expenditure ($21M) and a 0.733% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.45M
Instructional Salaries
31
Number of Employees

In 2022, Arkansas State University Mid-South paid a total of $1.45M to 31 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
29 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
28 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Arkansas State University Mid-South were Instructor with 29 employees, and No academic rank with 2 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arkansas State University Mid-South were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees, Management with 26 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor
  3. Male No academic rank

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Arkansas State University Mid-South was Male Instructor with 18 employees, Female Instructor with 11 employees, and Male No academic rank with 1 employees.

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