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This institution was founded in 1909 by the Arkansas Legislature as a regional agricultural training school. It began offering a two-year college program in 1918, then became "First District Agricultural and Mechanical College" in 1925. A four-year degree program was begun in 1930; A & M College became "Arkansas State College" in 1933. The Arkansas Legislature elevated the college to university status and changed the name to Arkansas State University in 1967.

Programs at the specialist's, master's, bachelor's and associate's degree levels are available through the various colleges: Agriculture, Arts and Sciences, Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Nursing and Health Professions, and University College.

ASU-Main Campus is located in Jonesboro in Craighead County and has a total enrollment of about 10000.

Athletic scholarships are given in football, basketball, baseball, track/cross country and other sports. Student housing is available for 2300.

Location: Po Box 790, Jonesboro Arkansas 72467 Telephone 870-972-3024

Other Education nearby:
(Jonesboro) Arkansas State University
(Jonesboro) Arkansas State University-Main Campus
(Pocahontas) Black River Technical College
(Burdette) Cotton Boll Technical Institute
(Paragould) Crowleys Ridge College
(Jonesboro) Delta Technical Institute

04/06 Coming to The Jonesboro area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
National Championship Chuckwagon Races Clinton AR August31-September2 Chuckwagon Races, Snowy River Race, bronc fanning, music, concerts, camping, trail riding, western trade show, horse and mule clinics, seminars, and barn dances.
Arkansas Rice Festival Weiner AR October11-12 Observing the rich heritage of rice farming in Arkansas and celebrating harvest. See and old time rice threshing demonstration and the youth duck calling contest.