Southern Arkansas University

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

          Southern Arkansas University students stepped up to serve as volunteers on the annual Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. Volunteers and staff installed mini food pantries and hosted community events to fill the pantries, joining hundreds of thousands of Americans across the country in volunteer service. Martin Luther King Jr. Day […]

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Southern Arkansas University is delighted to announce that alumna Joan Dempsey and her husband, Jack Dempsey, are contributing a $1 million gift. In recognition of the significant commitment, the […]
Strengthening the partnership between Southern Arkansas University and the Windgate Foundation is providing a strong foundation for two significant projects. The SAU Foundation is thrilled to […]
The College of Education and Human Performance at Southern Arkansas University has been selected as one of two phase II recipients of a grant from Forward Arkansas.  SAU is being awarded $798,830 as […]
Southern Arkansas University will come together to honor over 500 fall 2022 graduates during three commencement ceremonies on Friday, December 9, in the W.T. Watson Athletic Center. The College of […]
SAU by the numbers

More than

41
Degree Programs

Established in

2022
300
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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100 E. University, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753-5000 Telephone: (870) 235-4000
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