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A-State Online Tuition


At A-State, we offer accessible online programs with the same affordable tuition rate for both in-state and out-of-state students. On this page, you can access tuition information specific to your program and a breakdown of applicable fees, as well as payment and refund information.


Additional Information

Program Fees

A total of $38.25 in required fees is charged per credit hour. Find the breakdown below:

  • Information Technology Fee: $10
  • Library Fee: $6
  • Academic Excellence Fee: $8.25
  • Student Identity Compliance Fee: $10
  • Access and Security Fee: $4

One-time graduation fee of $95 (post-graduate), $85 (graduate) or $60 (undergraduate) and non-refundable application fee of $30 may be applicable. Students may also incur a minimum $50 fee per Late Admission, Registration, and Late Course Addition. Please see the table below for late fee deadlines.

Term Course Begin Late Admit Fee Deadline Late Registration Fee Deadline Late Add Fee Deadline*
Spring 2019 1/14/2019 1/5/2019 1/9/2019 1/14/2019
3/11/2019 3/1/2019 3/6/2019 3/11/2019
Summer I 2019 5/13/2019 5/3/2019 5/8/2019 5/13/2019
Summer I 2019
(Education Only)
5/28/2019 5/17/2019 5/22/2019 5/28/2019
Summer II 2019 7/1/2019 6/21/2019 6/26/2019 7/1/2019
Fall 2019 8/19/2019 8/9/2019 8/14/2019 8/19/2019
10/14/2019 10/4/2019 10/9/2019 10/14/2019
* Late Add Fee must be posted by 5 p.m. CST

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.

Payment Information

Payments can be made in three ways:

  • Pay Online (MyBill) - pay with Credit Cards (2.75% service fee will apply to debit/credit card payments) or Bank Account (Web-check is a free option)
  • Pay at the Cashier’s Window - Check or Cash only
  • Mail Payment to our Office:

    Treasurer's Office
    P.O. Box 2640
    State University, AR 72467

Your course(s) must be paid for in full by the Payment Deadlines located here. Checks and any other forms of payment submitted via U.S, mail should be sent at least two weeks prior to the payment deadline. 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 Refund 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.

Financial Aid and Payment FAQ »

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