Tuition

A-State Online Tuition

U.S. Residents

Program Per Credit Hour Per Course
  U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees* Total U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees* Total
Post-Graduate
Ed.S. Education Specialist Degree $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
Ed.S. Education Specialist Degree - Principal Track $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
Ed.S. Education Specialist Degree - Curriculum Director Track $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
Ed.S. Education Specialist Degree - Special Education Director Track $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
Ed.S. Education Specialist Degree - Director of Gifted, Talented, and Creative Track $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
Graduate
Master of Public Administration $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
MS In Sport Administration  $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
MSE Curriculum & Instruction $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
MSE Educational Leadership $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
MSE in Gifted, Talented, and Creative $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
MSE - Special Ed - Instructional Specialist K-12 $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
MSE Theory and Practice $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
  U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees* Total U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees* Total
Programs of Study - Arkansas Residents Only
Building-Level/ Principal $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
Curriculum Director $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
Gifted, Talented Director $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
Special Education Director $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
Special Education K-12 $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
Gifted, Talented, and Creative Teachers $254.00 $16 $270.00 $762.00 $48 $810.00
Undergraduate
Bachelor of General Studies $200.00 $16 $216.00 $600.00 $48 $648.00
Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies $200.00 $16 $216.00 $600.00 $48 $648.00
RN to BSN $200.00 $16 $216.00 $600.00 $48 $648.00
B.A. in Communication Studies $200.00 $16 $216.00 $600.00 $48 $648.00
B.A. in Criminology $200.00 $16 $216.00 $600.00 $48 $648.00
B.A. in Sociology $200.00 $16 $216.00 $600.00 $48 $648.00
B.A. in Political Science $200.00 $16 $216.00 $600.00 $48 $648.00


* Required Fees Charged
at Per Hour Rate
Per Hour
Information Technology Fee $10
Library Fee $6

Fees

One-time graduation fee of $75 (post-graduate), $65 (graduate) or $45 (undergraduate) and non-refundable application fee of $30 may be applicable.

All prices are subject to modification by the Board of Trustees for Arkansas State University. The university reserves the right to change the cost of tuition and fees at any time if such action is deemed necessary. The Arkansas State University System Faculty and Staff tuition waiver does not apply for any degrees offered through the Academic Partnerships initiative.

Programs of Study do not have a graduation fee.

RN to BSN program fees and expenses are approximate and costs may vary. Anticipated clinical costs include the following:

  • Hepatitis B series and TB skin test.
    • TB test is required annually.
    • May be obtained through personal physician, student health center, or public health center, or from a current employee file.
  • Proof of CPR certification.
    • Cost is $30-$50.
    • Applicant may also submit the CPR certification from a current employee file.
    • Proof of CPR certification is required annually.
    • Red Cross certification is good for 1 year.
    • American Heart Association certification is good for 2 years.
  • Malpractice Insurance
    • Students and those already holding a license (LPN, RN) are required to carry their own malpractice insurance and provide proof of insurance coverage each semester, prior to beginning clinical courses. Coverage must be for a minimum of $1,000,000 / $3,000,000. A copy of the policy page containing the student’s name, policy limits and effective dates should be filed with the School of Nursing Office.
    • Traditional AASN and BSN students may purchase insurance through Nurses Service Organization. Go to http://www.nso.com/pli/index.php for more information.
  • Criminal Background Check
    • Students will be required to submit criminal background checks through Verified Credentials before admission to the program. Costs are to be borne by the student.

Payment Information

Payments can be made in three ways:

  • Online through your Self-Service Account
  • Contacting the CashierÂ’'s Window at (870) 972-3847
  • By mail:
    Academic Partnerships
    P.O. Box 1680
    State University, AR 72467

Your course(s) must be paid for in full by the Payment Deadlines located here. Payment plans are not an option for Academic Partnerships/A-State Online students.

Third-Party Billing

If you are using third-party billing, please fill out the third-party billing form well before the payment due date.

Tuition Rates and Rules

Refund Rate 15-Week Courses 7-Week Courses 5-Week Courses
100% 1st-5th days of class 1st-2nd day of classes 1st-2nd day of classes
75% 6th-10th days of class 3rd-4th day of classes 3rd-4th day of classes

Tuition Grant/Scholarship Eligibility

To maintain eligibility for any grant/scholarship awarded through the Academic Partnership program, in addition to any academic standard, students must remain continuously enrolled in courses through program completion.

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