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

Southern Arkansas University

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SAU offers more than 80 academic programs,
from Engineering to Musical Theatre to Plant Science


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  • SAU welcomes fifth straight record freshman class

    Dr. Trey Berry, president of Southern Arkansas University, addresses the crowd from the balcony of the Columbia County Courthouse on Blue and Gold Day in downtown Magnolia on Aug. 22, 2017.

    Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia has continued its long-running growth trend this fall with at least five new enrollment records, including the University’s largest freshman class for the fifth consecutive year.

    Approximately 870 freshmen chose SAU this fall, up from last year’s all-time record. This group of students led to SAU’s all-time largest sophomore class. The overall undergraduate enrollment surpassed record numbers at around 3,450, according to Dr. Trey Berry, SAU president.

    “We feel very fortunate that students continue to choose SAU, not only for our dynamic academic programs, but also because of our commitment to a campus-wide ‘culture of caring,'” said Berry. (more…)

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SOUTHERN ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY
SAU infographic
More than
80
Degrees & Programs
Approximately
4,700
Students
Established over
100
Years Ago
1,390
Acres on the northern edge of Magnolia, Arkansas
17
to 1
Student / Teacher Ratio
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