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Information Science Schools in Arkansas

65 IS students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Information Science is the 108th most popular major out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Science Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 28
Bachelor’s Degree 17
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Associate’s Degree 6
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 6
Master’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Information Science Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.6%
  • White: 75.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.2%
  • Other Races: 1.5%
Information Science Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Science Grads in Arkansas

There are 4,590 people in the state and 1,240,640 people in the nation working in IS jobs.

Information Science Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Information Science Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a IS grad in the state is $85,830, compared to a typical salary of $114,000 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Arkansas that offer IS degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:


Ozarka College

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,123 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,288. Graduates earn an average $18,300 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
10,515 Total Students

97% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.88 years to complete their degree at UA Little Rock. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,345 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 53% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 6.80% which is lower than average.


Arkansas Tech University

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,101 Total Students

The average student takes 4.63 years to complete their degree at ATU. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.10%.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
368 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Information Science Careers in AR

Some of the careers IS majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Computer and Information Systems Managers 18% $99,730
Systems Software Developers 16% $84,570
Computer Science Professors 11% $52,450
Computer Workers 10% $74,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Computer Information Systems 863
Computer Software Applications 196
Computer Science 148
Information Technology 76
Computer Systems Networking 68
Computer Systems Analysis 27
Data Processing 22
Computer Programming 18

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