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Servicemembers Opportunity College
Southern Arkansas University Main Campus


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Southern Arkansas University Main Campus
100 E. University, Magnolia, AR 71753
General Information870-235-4000
TypePublic, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedLess than one year certificate, One but less than two years certificate, Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree
Campus SettingTown, Remote
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 3,379 (2,944 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15 to 1

Mission Statement

The mission of Southern Arkansas University is to educate students for productive and fulfilling lives in a global environment by providing opportunities for intellectual growth- individual enrichment- skill development- and meaningful career preparation. The University believes in the worth of the individual and accepts its responsibility for developing in its students those values and competencies essential for effective citizenship in an ever-changing- free- and democratic society. Further- the University encourages and supports excellence in teaching- scholarly and creative endeavors- and service.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
Teacher certification Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 1626
Instructional 1626
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0