Arkansas State University-Main Campus

Arkansas State University-Main Campus

Jonesboro, AR

Overview

4 Year Public Urban

$1,346 BAH Rate

$1,054 Online BAH Rate

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military service

GI Bill approved program

Military Tuition Assistance - approved programs

MyCAA approved

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Ways to Save at Arkansas State:

Scholarships Opportunities:

  • Privately Funded Scholarships
  • Honors College Scholarships
  • International Student Scholarships
  • Nursing Student Scholarships

Military Savings:

  • Reduced tuition for active military members using FDA.
  • College credit for military experience 
  • A-State accepts GI Bill, Chapters that are listed down below under “Our Veteran Affairs Representative can assist with the following”

Career Services 

  • Career fairs
  • Resume and cover letter workshops
  • One-one-assistance
  • See Employers in AR by Major 
  • Career Planning workshops
  • Employment outcomes
  • major and occupation advising
  • Interview training
  • Graduate school planning
  • Networking opportunities

Community Services at A-State

  • Beck Center for Veterans
  • Shameka Holmes is the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for A-State students
  • University Advising Center
  • Counseling Center: Support that may help you perform better academically, or cope with your emotions, can be found on the Counseling Center website
  • Access & Accommodation Services: create a barrier-free environment, eliminating academic, social, and physical obstacles that impede students’ access to a higher education

Our Veteran Affairs Representative can assist with the following:

  • Help students apply for Chapter 30, Chapter 33/ Post 9/11, Chapter 1606, Chapter 35 and Chapter 31
  • Assist with kickers, which are paid to National Guard/Reserves
  • Evaluate military credit for college credit

Arkansas State University-Main Campus Military & Veteran Support Programs

Arkansas State University-Main Campus offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Is Arkansas State a GI Bill® approved school?

Yes, Arkansas State is a GI Bill® approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill®. 

Is Arkansas State a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Arkansas State is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. 

Does Arkansas State offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Arkansas State offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. 

Does Arkansas State offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

No. We offer Arkansas State military scholarships for active duty members and their spouses.

What are Arkansas State’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $5.00 - $255.00 per credit hour for undergrad courses,  Arkansas State ’s tuition rate for active military does not exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour (military discount/reduced tuition not included). This means that the student may not have out-of-pocket costs. 

What are Arkansas State ’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $269 per credit hour (does not include military discounts/redeuced tuition rate) A-State’s online tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. 

Does Arkansas State offer online degree programs?

Yes, Arkansas State offers online degree programs. 

Is Arkansas State approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Arkansas State is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. 

Does Arkansas State offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. 

Is Arkansas State University a military friendly school?

Arkansas State is considered military friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and are a Yellow Ribbon School.  In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for the military.

Is Arkansas State University-Main Campus a MyCAA school?

Yes, Arkansas State is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  

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