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Information Technology Schools in Arkansas

76 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Information Technology is the 94th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 54
Associate’s Degree 13
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 6.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 84.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.6%
  • Other Races: 2.6%
Information Technology Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 17,320 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,912,080 nationwide.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a IT grad in the state is $73,600, compared to a typical salary of $92,030 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Arkansas that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 13 below:

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,902 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,399. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,319 Total Students

A typical student attending UACCB will pay a net price of $7,020. The student loan default rate is 9.30% which is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,582 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 56%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,082 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,209. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,520 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. A typical student attending Phillips County Community College will pay a net price of $4,915. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $18,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,257 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $8,295.

#7

Arkansas Tech University

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,362.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,422 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#9

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
27,778 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,151 Total Students

72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.50%. In their early career, East Arkansas Community College grads earn an average salary of $17,900.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,531 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 89% of students get financical aid. In their early career, UA Pulaski Tech grads earn an average salary of $22,100.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
11,177 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,600 a year. A typical student attending UCA will pay a net price of $14,723. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
368 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Information Technology Careers in AR

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Computer Network Architects 19% $82,330
Web Developers 19% $47,450
Computer and Information Systems Managers 18% $99,730
Database Administrators 18% $72,980
Managers 16% $75,190
Computer User Support Specialists 16% $40,520
Computer Network Support Specialists 14% $41,950
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 13% $61,110
Computer Workers 10% $74,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Computer Information Systems 863
Computer Software Applications 196
Computer Science 148
Computer Systems Networking 68
Information Science 65
Computer Systems Analysis 27
Data Processing 22
Computer Programming 18

View all majors related to Information Technology

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