An education at Arkansas State University Three Rivers is a smart investment in your future -- and it pays you back.
ASU Three Rivers graduates earn the highest average starting salary among all AA/AAS graduates statewide at $49,789. Additionally, among all graduates earning a Bachelor’s degree, ASU Three Rivers graduates had the second highest starting salaries, and sixth highest among Master’s graduates.
The high starting salaries combined with low cost make ASU Three Rivers one of the smartest educational opportunities in the state. ASU Three Rivers tuition and mandatory fees (30 credit hours) is $4,070 for AR residents and $7,100 for students from other states. (ADHE Schedule 18-1). The four-year institution average tuition and fees (30 credit hours) is $8,802 for AR residents and $16,732 for students from other states.
The high return on investment makes it easier for graduates to not only graduate debt-free but also improve their standard of living immediately after graduation.
ASU Three Rivers Chancellor, Dr. Steve Rook, pointed out, “As financial contributors, the graduates are able to directly impact the future of their family as well as their community. They’re improving the economy of the areas in which they live and serve.”
These first-year salaries are based on data collected by the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services, Arkansas Division of Higher Education, and Arkansas Research Center.