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Computer Information Systems Schools in Arkansas

863 students earned CIS degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

A Computer Information Systems major is the 17th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Computer Information Systems Majors in Arkansas

CIS majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 280
Master’s Degree 242
Associate’s Degree 151
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 107
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 64
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 64
Post-Master’s Certificate 12
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a CIS major is more popular with men than with women.

Computer Information Systems Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of CIS majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 9.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • White: 50.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 30.6%
  • Other Races: 3.1%
Computer Information Systems Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Information Systems Grads in Arkansas

There are 16,810 people in the state and 3,468,840 people in the nation working in CIS jobs.

Computer Information Systems Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Computer Information Systems Jobs in Arkansas

CIS grads earn an average of $81,710 in the state and $102,470 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in Arkansas that offer CIS degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

184 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
4,475 Total Students

In their early career, Southern Arkansas University Main Campus grads earn an average salary of $28,200. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,602.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
9,581 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. 97% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,102.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
10,869 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,723. It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate.

#4

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville
64 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,829 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 95% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,356 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public school has an average net price of $13,605.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,836 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,800 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,531 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $11,705. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
2,498 Total Students

81% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $21,200 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,102 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,000 a year.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
799 Total Students

Computer Information Systems Careers in AR

Some of the careers CIS majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 36% $84,550
Computer Network Architects 19% $82,330
Computer and Information Systems Managers 18% $99,730
Database Administrators 18% $72,980
Systems Software Developers 16% $84,570
Computer Systems Analysts 16% $68,700
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 13% $61,110
Computer Science Professors 11% $52,450
Computer Workers 10% $74,130

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to CIS.

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Computer Software Applications 196
Computer Science 148
Information Technology 76
Computer Systems Networking 68
Information Science 65
Computer Systems Analysis 27
Data Processing 22
Computer Programming 18

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