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# Arkansas Colleges

In 2019, 50,290 students received a degree from a college in Arkansas, making it rank #33 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $8,501 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $10,644 a year.

An estimated 59% of college students in Arkansas take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,973 per year.

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There are 27,559 students at UARK in total, 23,025 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 20,559 are full-time. For undergraduates at UARK, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,803 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,100 during the early-career years.

There are 8,928 undergraduates at A-State, of which 6,439 are full-time, and there are 13,356 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,059 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from A-State is $27,500.

The total student population at Arkansas Tech University is 11,829, of which 11,015 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,584 are full-time. It takes the average ATU undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at ATU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,860 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,900 during the early-career years.

There are 9,581 students at UA Little Rock in total, 7,120 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,786 are full-time. For undergraduates at UA Little Rock, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Roughly 60% of students at UA Little Rock take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,778 a year. UA Little Rock has a 8.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,200 during the early-career years.

There are 10,869 students at UCA in total, 9,134 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,634 are full-time. For undergraduates at UCA, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,544 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UCA with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Arkansas State University - Beebe is 3,317, which includes 1,731 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 18% of students at ASU-Beebe take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,970 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from ASU-Beebe with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 6,229 undergraduates at UAFS, of which 4,014 are full-time, and there are 6,265 students altogether. For undergraduates at UAFS, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,637 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UAFS with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 8,383 students at NWACC in total, 2,475 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 13% of students at NWACC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,924 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NWACC is $27,800.

There are 2,611 full-time undergraduates at UA Pulaski Tech, and 5,531 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 54% of students at UA Pulaski Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,163 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.3% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UA Pulaski Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,855 students at UAM in total, 2,524 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,780 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UAM is 4.3 years.

Roughly 63% of students at UAM take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,051 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UAM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Harding University is 4,879, of which 3,779 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,533 are full-time. It takes the average Harding undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at Harding take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,378 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Harding is $33,400.

There are 3,586 undergraduates at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus, of which 3,003 are full-time, and there are 4,475 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 4.5 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

58% of Southern Arkansas University Main Campus students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,465 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is $28,200.

There are 2,269 students at ASUN in total, 961 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 16% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,874 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

There are 1,023 full-time undergraduates at UACCM, and 1,836 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

17% of UACCM students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,248 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UACCM is $24,800.

There are 666 undergraduates at UAMS, of which 543 are full-time, and there are 2,768 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

UAMS has a 1.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $57,000 during the early-career years.

There are 424 full-time undergraduates at SAU Tech, and 1,102 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,285 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SAU Tech is $24,000.

There are 568 full-time undergraduates at UA Hope-Texarkana, and 1,396 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UA Hope-Texarkana with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $21,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,250 full-time undergraduates at National Park College, and 2,077 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

22% of National Park College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,476 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,100 during the early-career years.

There are 1,443 students at SouthArk in total, 580 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 27% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,320 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SouthArk is $24,500.

There are 3,430 undergraduates at Henderson State University, of which 2,718 are full-time, and there are 4,037 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Henderson State University is 4.6 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 24% of students at Henderson State University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,202 a year. Henderson State University has a 7.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,000 during the early-career years.

There are 585 full-time undergraduates at UA Cossatot, and 1,519 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UA Cossatot is $20,600.

There are 1,676 students at Northark in total, 905 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,348 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,000 during the early-career years.

There are 2,319 students at JBU in total, 1,777 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,341 are full-time. For undergraduates at JBU, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,033 a year. JBU has a 3.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,900 during the early-career years.

There are 1,151 students at College of the Ouachitas in total, 358 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 16% of students at College of the Ouachitas take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,605 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,400 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Ozarka College is 1,170, which includes 562 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,047 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.5% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Ozarka College is $18,300.

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