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Arkansas State University - Newport

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Located in Newport, Arkansas, Arkansas State University - Newport is a public institution. The rural area surrounding ASUN is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

961 Full-Time Undergraduates
$2,448 Avg In-State Tuition

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Arkansas State University - Newport Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

ASUN has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#307 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at ASUN.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best Value Electrical & Power Transmission Installers Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Value Construction Trades Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#20 Most Popular Computer Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Value Allied Health Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#95 Most Popular Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Arkansas State University - Newport?


Contact details for ASUN are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7648 Victory Blvd, Newport, AR 72112
Phone: 870-512-7800

Can I Afford ASUN?

$2,448 In-State Tuition
16% Take Out Loans
11.7% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time ASUN students paid $96 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $157 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $2,448 $3,840
Fees $554 $554
Books and Supplies $548 $548

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At ASUN, approximately 16% of students took out student loans averaging $4,874 a year. That adds up to $19,496 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ASUN is 11.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Arkansas State University - Newport Undergraduate Student Diversity

961 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,269 undergraduate students at ASUN, with 961 being full-time and 1,308 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 961 full-time undergraduates at ASUN, 36% are male and 64% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Arkansas State University - Newport students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 151
Hispanic or Latino 48
White 697
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 61

Over 3 countries are represented at ASUN. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Pakistan, Morocco, and Nigeria.

Online Learning at Arkansas State University - Newport

318 Took All Classes Online
1,169 Took At Least One Class Online
-11.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,169 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at ASUN has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of ASUN

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Arkansas State University - Newport was -11.9%. This is the #2,082 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ASUN regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at ASUN ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at ASUN.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training #8
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants #22

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Arkansas State University - Newport Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Truck & Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operator & Instructor 242 0 0 242
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 89 89
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 49 15 11 75
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 45 0 10 55
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 28 0 11 39
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology 13 15 10 38
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 29 2 5 36
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 32 0 0 32
Surgical Technology/Technologist 0 1 25 26
Lineworker 0 0 25 25
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 0 0 16 16
Welding Technology/Welder 6 0 8 14
Restaurant, Culinary, & Catering Management/Manager 9 0 2 11
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 5 0 2 7
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 5 0 0 5
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 0 1 4 5
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist 5 0 0 5
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 0 0 2 2
Cosmetology, Barber/Styling, & Nail Instructor 0 0 2 2
General Construction Trades 0 0 0 0
Plumbing Technology/Plumber 0 0 0 0
Medication Aide 0 0 0 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician 0 0 0 0
Communications Systems Installation & Repair Technology 0 0 0 0
Aesthetician/Esthetician & Skin Care Specialist 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 468 34 222 724


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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