Box 9392 Magnolia, AR 71754-9392 870-235-4040
http://web.saumag.edu muleriders@saumag.edu
About Southern Arkansas University
  • Year of Foundation 1909
  • Size of Campus 1,418 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,876
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 21%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,260 in-state, $6,450 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $3,980
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee None
  • Enrollment No. 2,671
Southern Arkansas University is a unique, yet comprehensive liberal arts uni-versity at the heart of southern Arkansas. Established in 1909, SAU has built on its foundation tied to the region’s agricultural past and continues to grow while expand-ing its tradition of success into more than 60 degrees in four distinct colleges. The University is committed to providing the best tools, programs, services and oppor-tunities with qualified professors dedicated to helping their students reach their educa-tional goals and professional future.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 7
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Fling, Mulerider Roundup, Black History/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Preview Day, Regional Science Fair
  • Percent students who are frat members 10%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Tau Alpha, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Alpha, Pi Gamma Mu, Psi Chi, Sigma Beta Delta, Sigma Tau Delta
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Association of Baptist Students, Baptist College Ministry, Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, Missionary Baptist Student Fellowship, Wesley Foundation
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 10%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Setting Rural
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Texarkana, TX (60)
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Little Rock, AR (130), Shreveport, LA (95)
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, apartments for married students, apartment for single students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 38%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
Campus Services
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 11,473
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,018
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number of e-books 13
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Museums Harton Theater, Recital Hall, Brinson Fine Arts Gallery, Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 500
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Books in Library 167,762
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance, other
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interview training
  • Student Employment Highest Amount Earn Per Year From On Campus Job
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,700
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 28%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural