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148 students earned CompSci degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Computer Science is the 65th most popular major in the state out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 129
Master’s Degree 19

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 70.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.2%
  • Other Races: 4.1%
Computer Science Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Arkansas

13,500 people in the state and 2,790,990 in the nation are employed in jobs related to compsci.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Arkansas

CompSci grads earn an average of $73,670 in the state and $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Arkansas that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

#1

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville
92 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
27,559 Total Students

The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate. A typical student attending UARK will pay a net price of $15,642.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,879 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 81%.

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,723. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

#3

Hendrix College

Conway
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,121 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%. In their early career, Hendrix grads earn an average salary of $29,200.

#5

Philander Smith College

Little Rock
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
996 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

#6

Lyon College

Batesville
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
662 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.12 years to complete their degree at Lyon. In their early career, Lyon grads earn an average salary of $30,400.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,633 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.19 years to complete their degree at Ouachita Baptist. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Computer Science Careers in AR

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 36% $84,550
Web Developers 19% $47,450
Computer and Information Systems Managers 18% $99,730
Systems Software Developers 16% $84,570
Computer Network Support Specialists 14% $41,950
Computer Science Professors 11% $52,450
Computer Workers 10% $74,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Computer Information Systems 863
Computer Software Applications 196
Information Technology 76
Computer Systems Networking 68
Information Science 65
Computer Systems Analysis 27
Data Processing 22
Computer Programming 18

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