Arkansas State University-Main Campus

State University, AR

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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,346
  • Online BAH
    $0
  • GI Bill® Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
  • $0 Tuition Cost for Veterans
  • MyCAA
    YES
Yellow Ribbon

Arkansas State University-Main Campus Military and Veteran Affairs

The following is military and veteran affairs admission, tuition, and transfer information for Arkansas State University-Main Campus. This includes contact information for their veteran affairs department, as well as other info related to military and veteran programs such as Tuition Assistance and the Yellow Ribbon program.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 9,310
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 9,310
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
    This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,346
  • BAH - Online
    $0
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    YES
  • MyCAA
    YES
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Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $9,310
    In State
    $16,630
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $6,282
    In State
    $11,520
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit
    $287
    In State
    $531
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Undergraduate
    $287
    Campus
    $229
    Online
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Graduate
    $349
    Campus
    $291
    Online
  • Textbooks
    $1,250
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 250
Student Population
  • Student Count
    8,535
    Undergraduate
    3,987
    Graduate
    0
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    34.8%
    Population
  • Female
    65.2%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
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Arkansas State University-Main Campus

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.