Jonesboro Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Jonesboro

Arkansas State University-Main Campus
Four or more years; Public; $12,600 average out-state tuition; $6,300 average in-state tuition
Arthur's Beauty College-Jonesboro
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit


Jonesboro is a city located on Crowley's Ridge in the northeastern corner of the U.S. State of Arkansas. Jonesboro is one of two county seats of Craighead County and the home of Arkansas State University. According to the 2010 Census, the city had a population of 71,551 and is the fifth-largest city in Arkansas.

Jonesboro is the cultural and economic center of northeastern Arkansas. It is the principal city of the Jonesboro, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 2010, the Jonesboro metropolitan area had a population of 121,026 and a population of 163,116 in the Jonesboro-Paragould Combined Statistical Area.

Jonesboro is a regional center for manufacturing, agriculture, medicine, education, and trade.

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