Arkansas State University Mid-South

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,280
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,185
After Financial Aid
2020 Enrolled Students
1,203
22.9% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
16.2%
19 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 2020, 479 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Arkansas State University Mid-South. 52.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (264 degrees), 1.41 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (187 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Arkansas State University Mid-South is $2,280, which is $−5,700 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Arkansas State University Mid-South is $2,280, which is $−5,700 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,185.

In 2020, 53% of undergraduate students attending Arkansas State University Mid-South received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, N/A% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,280
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Arkansas State University Mid-South was $2,280. The cost of tuition at Arkansas State University Mid-South is $−5,700 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$7,185
2020 Value
7.82%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Arkansas State University Mid-South had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,185. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Arkansas State University Mid-South grew by 7.82%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,560
Room and Board
$1,390
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Arkansas State University Mid-South was of $9,560 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,390. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

53%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
N/A%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

53% of undergraduate students at Arkansas State University Mid-South received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 29.3% with respect to 2019, when 41% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Arkansas State University Mid-South has a total enrollment of 1,203 students. The full-time enrollment at Arkansas State University Mid-South is 275 students and the part-time enrollment is 928. This means that 22.9% 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 56.2% Black or African American, 34.8% White, 3.41% Hispanic or Latino, 3.16% Two or More Races, 0.665% Asian, 0.166% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Arkansas State University Mid-South in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (46.5%), followed by White Female (18.9%) and Black or African American Male (15.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

22.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Arkansas State University Mid-South, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,203 students. The full-time enrollment at Arkansas State University Mid-South is 275 and the part-time enrollment is 928. This means that 22.9% of students enrolled at Arkansas State University Mid-South are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2020 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 55%. 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
    676
  2. White
    419
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    41

The enrolled student population at Arkansas State University Mid-South is 56.2% Black or African American, 34.8% White, 3.41% Hispanic or Latino, 3.16% Two or More Races, 0.665% Asian, 0.166% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% 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, 5 students (0.416%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 23 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 (264 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (187 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 (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (91 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

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 Elementary & middle school teachers (143,954 people), Other managers (117,380 people), Graphic designers (87,162 people), Other designers (68,830 people), and Postsecondary teachers (66,065 people).

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Precision Production (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (91 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (105 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (21 degrees).

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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, Chief executives & legislators, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Precision Production (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (91 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (105 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (21 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 Elementary & secondary schools (275,448 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (151,435 people), Computer Systems Design (110,417 people), Restaurants & Food Services (79,236 people), and Construction (75,186 people).

The most specialized majors at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Precision Production (63 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (91 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (105 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (21 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 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

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

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

228
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
251
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 228 degrees were awarded to men at Arkansas State University Mid-South, which is 0.908 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (251).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Arkansas State University Mid-South in Welding Technology, which is 24 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 79 degrees were awarded to women at Arkansas State University Mid-South in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 3.04 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

9%
100% Completion Time
24%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 9% 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, 24% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (23.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Arkansas State University Mid-South is Male and White (23.1% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    264 degrees awarded
  2. White
    187 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Arkansas State University Mid-South is black or african american (264 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (187 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    171 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    114 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    93 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Arkansas State University Mid-South is black or african american female (171 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (114 degrees).

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Operations

Arkansas State University Mid-South has an endowment valued at nearly $3.12M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $489k (15.7%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Arkansas State University Mid-South had a total salary expenditure of $18.4M. Arkansas State University Mid-South employs 39 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Arkansas State University Mid-South are Male Instructors (23), Female Instructors(16), and N/A (0).

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 27 employees, Management, with 22 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.12M
2020 Endowment
9.16%
growth from 2019

Arkansas State University Mid-South has an endowment valued at about $3.12M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Arkansas State University Mid-South grew 9.16% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.3M 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. $1.83M - Federal
  2. $1.45M - State
  3. $316k - Local

As of 2020, Arkansas State University Mid-South received $1.83M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.45M from state grants and contracts, and $316k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.17M
2020 Salaries
25.4%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Arkansas State University Mid-South paid a median of $9.17M in salaries, which represents 49.7% of their overall expenditure ($18.4M) and a 25.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 29.4% decline from 2018 and a 27.1% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.78M
Instructional Salaries
39
Number of Employees

In 2020, Arkansas State University Mid-South paid a total of $1.78M to 39 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Arkansas State University Mid-South were Instructor with 39 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, 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 27 employees; Management with 22 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Arkansas State University Mid-South was Male Instructor with 23 employees, and Female Instructor with 16 employees.

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