Arkansas State University (ASU)

Arkansas State University (ASU)

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Arkansas State University (ASU) is a public research university in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

It is the flagship campus of the Arkansas State University System and the second largest university in Arkansas.

The university was founded in 1909 and is located atop 1,376 acres (557 hectares) on Crowley’s Ridge.

Arkansas State University is classified among “R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity”.

Arkansas State University (ASU) was founded as the First District Agricultural School in Jonesboro in 1909 by the Arkansas Legislature as a regional agricultural training school.

Robert W. Glover, a Missionary Baptist pastor who served in both houses of the Arkansas Legislature from Sheridan (1905–1912), introduced in 1909 the resolution calling for the establishment of four state agricultural colleges, including the future Arkansas State University (ASU).

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Arkansas State University (ASU)

Why study here

✓ASU has has more than 100,000 alumni
✓The College of Media and Communication is home to three student-led media outlets and a NPR affiliate radio station
✓ Arkansas State is also home to KASU, a 100,000-watt FM station, which is the oldest NPR affiliate west of the Mississippi River.

Featured programmes

Advanced manufacturing , Agricultural technology , Business , Certified nursing assistant , cosmetology , Education , Energy Control Technology , Health professions , Hospitality services , patient care technician , registered nursing , welding

English language requirements

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