Southern Arkansas University

#5354 / #1475
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1310
Most Desirable School

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About Southern Arkansas University

According to Wikipedia, Southern Arkansas University is a public university in Magnolia, Arkansas. History Southern Arkansas University was established by an Act of the Arkansas Legislature in 1909 as a district agricultural high school for southwest Arkansas and was originally named Third District Agricultural School, often called by students and faculty "TDAS." Its first term began in January 1911, with its curriculum including only subjects at the secondary school level. In 1925, the State Legislature authorized the school to add two years of college work and to change its name to Agricultural and Mechanical College, Third District . The school continued to offer both high school and junior college courses until 1937, at which time the high school courses were discontinued.

Southern Arkansas University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
3,426 69% 43% 1067 21

How Much Does Southern Arkansas University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$6,420 $2,660

How Much Do Southern Arkansas University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Southern Arkansas University, then you can expect to earn an average of $39,000 per year. You also have a 86% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Southern Arkansas University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
3,914 3,286 628

Where is Southern Arkansas University?

Southern Arkansas University is located at 100 E. University, Magnolia AR 71753

How Safe is Southern Arkansas University?

Magnolia has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Southern Arkansas University Known For?

Southern Arkansas University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Southern Arkansas University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Southern Arkansas University's Most Influential Alumni?

Southern Arkansas University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Criminal Justice, and Political Science. Here are some of Southern Arkansas University's most famous alumni:

Lynn Lowe
An American politician .
Donika Kelly
An American poet.
Tracy Lawrence
An American musician.
Horace M. Wade
Horace M. Wade
An American general .
Wayne Dowd
An American lawyer .
Frank Spooner
A Louisiana oil and natural gas producer and Republican politician.
Maxie McFarland
Maxie McFarland
A Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence.
James Herbert Jones
A State Auditor of Arkansas, Adjutant General of the Arkansas National Guard .
Allard Baird
An American baseball executive.
Nik Lewis
Nik Lewis
A Player of American and Canadian football.
Tommy Tuberville
An American senator and former football coach.
Steve Forbes
An American college basketball coach.