Southern Arkansas University

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Ranked nationally for quality and affordability
SAU offers more than 100 academic programs, from Engineering to Musical Theatre to Plant Science
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SAU offers more than 100 academic degree and certificate options, including associates, bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees.

SAU Alum Erika Armstrong honored with 2023 Champion for Children Award

Erika Armstrong, an alumna of Southern Arkansas University, has been recognized with Arkansas Children’s Hospital’s highest accolade–the 2023 Champion for Children Award. Armstrong, who earned her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling in May 2022, is one of only three recipients of this prestigious award, which honors individuals who

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Established in

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

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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