We strive to prepare students for a lifetime of professional and community contributions in an increasingly interdependent and culturally diverse world. Our faculty and staff include outstanding teachers, scientists, writers, artists, and experts in a variety of academic disciplines and technical fields, all of whom are enthusiastically committed to offering our students a superior education.
Applying to college is an exciting experience and we're delighted that you're considering Arkansas State University - Mountain Home. We want to do everything we can to answer your questions, guide you through the admissions procedure, and introduce you to ASUMH.
financial aid
Education is how dreams come true. The staff of the Scholarships and Financial Aid Office is here to help you seek the finances to make your dreams into reality. We can help you apply for assistance from a variety of sources including scholarships from ASU – Mountain Home. Come by or contact us today at (870) 508-6195.
In addition to traditional academic programs, ASUMH offers a variety of services to serve the community. Secondary Center classes are offered for students in K-12 schools in the area. Community Education classes are offered for life-long learning and are just for fun. There are no tests or grades and these short-term courses are not for credit. Workforce Training programs are often customized for business and industry and both for-credit and not-for-credit classes.
At ASUMH, our Vision of “Creating Opportunities, Changing Lives” is all about students! We have a great staff who will support you from your first phone call or visit until you complete your degree. Whatever question you may have as a current, future, or former student, we are here to help you discover answers, realize your educational dreams, find a career, and have fun in the meantime! Reach out with the first step. We’ll grab your hand from there and hold on!
faculty and staff
Just as the ASUMH mission has meaning for students, it also encompasses our faculty and staff. This commitment shows in our efforts to provide Lifelong Learning through professional and personal development and training opportunities, Enhanced quality of life with our robust benefits package, flexible work-life balance, and a generous leave package, Academic Accessibility through education and tuition benefits, and Diverse Experiences through a culture that is respectful and mindful of our differences, yet inclusive in recognizing our sameness and unity in purpose. Our faculty and staff live the mission of LEAD every day.

Financial Aid


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Am I eligible for financial aid?

A: You must complete the FAFSA to start the process of applying for aid. Once we have received that information from the Department of Ed, we can determine if you are eligible for aid and if so, how much and what kind you are eligible for.


Q: How do I apply for financial aid?

A: Follow the steps at Apply for Aid.


Q: How will I know how much financial aid I'm eligible for?

A: This is based on your estimated family contribution (EFC), the cost of attendance (COA), your enrollment status, and meeting the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy. You will receive an award letter with the type and amount of aid received.


Q: The FAFSA says I'm dependent and is asking for my parents' tax information, but I live on my own and pay all my own expenses. Can I be considered independent?

A: If you have been determined to be dependent by The Department of Education, you must provide your parents' tax information on the application.


Q: What is COA?

A: The cost of attendance for educational expenses such as tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board, other related expenses.


Q: What is EFC?

A: The estimated family contribution calculated from the income and asset information the student provides on the FAFSA.


Q: When/where can I pick up my refund check?

A: Refund checks cannot be picked up. Notifications will go to your student email account. Complete a direct deposit form and return to the cashier to receive your refund.


Q: Why do I need to complete a Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling?

A: These are documents required by Direct Lending before loan money can be released to your account. If you have accepted loans and returned your award letter please complete these documents at


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