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Arkansas State University

Focusing on its mission to educate leaders, enhance intellectual growth and enrich lives, Arkansas State University is a Carnegie Classification R2 national doctoral university with more than 150 degrees areas of study, including a robust online program, and a diverse student body from across the nation and the world. A-State meets the challenges of continuing as a destination university for almost 14,000 students through the combination of world-class research with a long tradition of student-friendly instruction. A-State is the home of the Beck Center for Veterans, and proudly promotes its 85-year history of supporting ROTC.

Website:

https://www.astate.edu/

Category:

Large public

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

35.43

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

68.18

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

65.49

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

76.47

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

100

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

80.49

Why you should attend?

Home to one of the largest and longest serving ROTC cadres in the region, Arkansas State supports military students both through college into service and after service returning to college. A-State celebrated the achievements of its veterans by dedicating the Lieutenant Colonel Frederick C. Turner Jr. Military Science Building in 2021. A-State established a new liaison office in conjunction with the Arkansas National Guard at Camp Robinson in central Arkansas to expand opportunities for active duty soldiers to utilize our special scholarships for the military. A-State has a scholarship program which reduces tuition for any active duty service member or their spouse to the federal reimbursement rate. A-State is the first Purple Heart University in Arkansas, and earned multiple “military friendly” accolades. For ROTC, A-State has a separate Living-Learning Community and supports the largest on-campus training facility in the state. The Beck Center for Veterans provides direct support to veterans as well as other assistance such as access to specialized therapies to assist in their transition to civilian life.