Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Graduate Schools

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is a Public, 4 years school located in Magnolia, AR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is $6,894 for Arkansas residents and $9,882 for out-of-state students. The school has 985 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,432 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is a Public, 4 years school located in Magnolia, AR. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1929 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Directory Information
School NameSouthern Arkansas University Main Campus
Address100 E. University, Magnolia, AR 71753
Phone870-235-4000
Webhttps://www.saumag.edu
Online Applicationhttps://web.saumag.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Infohttps://web.saumag.edu/finaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is $6,894 for Arkansas residents and $9,882 for out-of-state students. The school has 985 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,432 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 59 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 16 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$9,882
$6,894 for Arkansas Residents
Student Population985
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs59 graduate programs
(16 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is $6,894 for Arkansas residents and $9,882 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $293 for Arkansas residents and $459 for out-of-state students.
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers the alternative tuition plans.
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)16 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is $6,894 for Arkansas residents and $9,882 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.73% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$5,130$908$7,650$908
2018-2019$5,130$1,104$7,866$1,104
2019-2020$5,040$1,542$7,920$1,542
2020-2021$5,112$1,782$8,028$1,782
2021-2022$5,274$1,620$8,262$1,620
The graduate school tuition & fees of Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is relatively inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Arkansas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Arkansas graduate tuition is $13,797 (public) / $20,995 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus$6,894$9,882
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Arkansas Graduate Schools$11,438$15,858
Public$7,760$13,797
Private$20,995
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,401 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.79% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,401. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.70% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$7,066$5,557$7,066$7,094
2018-2019$6,993$5,672$6,993$7,242
2019-2020$7,188$5,882$7,188$7,495
2020-2021$7,418$6,112$7,418$7,725
2021-2022$7,595$6,177$7,595$7,806
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $293 for Arkansas residents and $459 for other students at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.91% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Arkansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$285$425
2018-2019$285$437
2019-2020$280$440
2020-2021$284$446
2021-2022$293$459

Graduate Programs at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers 17 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 399 students have completed their study at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.
Offered Degrees at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree1313387
Post Bachelor's Degree4412
Total1717399
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 13 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Computer and Information Sciences program with 547 completers.
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers 17 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered online completely. Last year total 399 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 387 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 12 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 126 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences126-
Education [+] (8 completers) 191 completers-
Education15-
Educational Leadership and Administration30-
Educational/Instructional Technology40-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services19-
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (other)17-
Elementary Education and Teaching4-
Secondary Education and Teaching3-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)63-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 12 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness12-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 9 completers-
Public Administration9-
Business [+] 47 completers-
Business Administration and Management47$59,300
Total387
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 12 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Special Education and Teaching1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)3-
Total12

Graduate Student Population at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

For academic year 2021-2022, total 985 students enrolled into Southern Arkansas University Main Campus graduate schools where it has total 4,432 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 157 full-time and 828 part-time graduate students. By gender, 322 male and 663 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total985322663
Full-time1576295
Part-tme828260568
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 580 White (58.88%), 186 Black/African American (18.88%), 27 Hispanic (2.74%), 14 Asian (1.42%), and 178 students with other races. 118 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total985322663
American Indian/Native American514
Asian14104
Black/African American18644142
Hispanic27918
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White580180400
Two More341024
Un-Known211011
Non-resident Alien1185860
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 784 graduate students (79.59% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 147 graduate students (14.92% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total985
Enrolled Online Exclusively784
Enrolled Some Online Courses147
Not in Online Courses54
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. 247 students are aged 20 to 24 (25.08% of total students), 62 students are aged above 50 (6.29%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total985322663
Age 20-2112210
Age 22-2423583152
Age 25-2927494180
Age 30-3417257115
Age 35-391163680
Age 40-491143183
Age 50-64581741
Over 64422

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