Southern Arkansas University - the most affordable, fastest growing university in Arkansas

Southern Arkansas University

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SAU offers more than 100 academic degree and certificate options, including associates, bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees.

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Southern Arkansas University, in partnership with the City of Magnolia and Columbia County, has announced the fifth annual Blue & Gold Day on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the SAU Alumni Center. On this day, the Magnolia community is encouraged to wear blue and gold to support SAU and to come... Read More The post SAU Blue […]
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The Southern Arkansas University System Board of Trustees met in regular session on Thursday, June 9, at the SAU-Tech campus in Camden. The Board passed a resolution renaming University Hall in […]
The Southern Arkansas University System Board of Trustees will meet in regular session at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022, at the Arkansas Fire Training Academy in East Camden. The agenda includes: […]
Dr. Daniel McDermott and Dr. Jeremy Chamberlain of the SAU Department of Biology have received a $40,000 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences through the Arkansas IDeA […]
The Southern Arkansas University System Board of Trustees will meet in regular session at noon on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Agenda items include SAU Sidewalk and Walking Trail resolutions. Guests are […]
SAU by the numbers

More than

Degree Programs

Established in

Acres on the northern edge of Magnolia, AR
30 to 1
Student/Teacher Ratio

Established in 1909, SAU has built on its dedication to student achievement and continues to grow, both on-campus and online, with more than 100 degrees in four distinct colleges and the School of Graduate Studies.

Nestled in a quiet and beautiful part of south Arkansas, SAU is a great place to call home and to study a broad range of academic programs, including some unique offerings to the state and region. Along with boasting a complete college experience on campus, the University is a short drive from outdoor activities and is central to many regional hubs, such as Texarkana, Shreveport, Little Rock, etc.

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