Arkansas State University-Beebe

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Arkansas State University-Beebe
ASU-Beebe Official Logo.png
Former names
Junior Agricultural School of Central Arkansas (1927-1955)
Arkansas State College–Beebe Branch (1955-1965)
Arkansas State College-Beebe Branch (1965-2001)
TypePublic two-year college system
Established1927 (1927)
Parent institution
Arkansas State University System
ChancellorDr Jennifer Methvin
PresidentDr. Charles Welch
CampusMultiple campuses
ColorsVanguard Blue and Red
AffiliationsArkansas State University System

Arkansas State University-Beebe, also known as Beebe State is a public two-year college in Arkansas.[1]


  • Arkansas State University-Beebe
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe Searcy Campus
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe Heber Springs Campus
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe Online Campus[2]



For fall 2017 ASU-Beebe reported having 1,867 full-time students and 1,872 part-time students, for a total of 3,739 students, 59% of whom were female and 41% were male.[3] The student body was predominantly white 80%, with 6% reporting as Hispanic/Latino, 6% as Black or African-American, and 1% as Asian.[3]

Teaching and learning[edit]

ASU-Beebe offers degrees and certificates such as Associate Degrees, Technical Certificates, and Certificates of Proficiency. The Associate Degree programs last for two years for full-time students and available programs include liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, health professions, and business, management, and marketing. ASU-Beebe has an open enrollment policy and for the 2017-2018 school year in-state tuition was $3,570 and out-of-state $5,730. The student-faculty ratio is 17-to-1 and total enrollment as of 2019 is 3,739.[3]

Campuses for ASU-Beebe are located in Beebe, Heber Springs, Searcy, and the Little Rock Air Force Base and the university also offers online courses.

ASU-Beebe offers 2+2 programs in affiliated with other colleges and universities to work towards a bachelor degree, such as the University of Central Arkansas. Students will be assigned to an academic advisor who will work with them with their goals and the 1+2 program agreements, so they will only take classes that are transferable and will work towards their chosen degree. Based on a 2014 cohort of students transferring out of ASU-Beebe in 2017, the university has a transfer rate of 13%.[3] The university also has a partnership with Arkansas State University of Jonesboro to offer baccalaureate and graduate degrees on the Beebe campus.[4]

Students who are receiving financial aid may apply to the Federal Work-Study Program in order to earn financial funding to pay for college and students majoring in education can have an opportunity to teach at ASU-Beebe.[citation needed]

Graduation Requirements[edit]

Most degrees require 60 credit hours in order to receive an associate degree. Graduation requirements at ASU-Beebe for students wanting a degree or certificate are successful completion of all program requirements with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. A student must complete a minimum of 15 semester credit hours in residency. All financial must be met and taken care of to the university.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Arkansas State University at Beebe". Retrieved 2019-11-10.
  2. ^ " Ranking".
  3. ^ a b c d "Arkansas State University-Beebe". US News. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  4. ^ "About Us-ASUB reference information guide". Retrieved 2019-10-29.

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Coordinates: 35°04′25″N 91°53′45″W / 35.07364°N 91.89590°W / 35.07364; -91.89590