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General Education Schools in Arkansas

124 students earned Education degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Education major is the 74th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 93
Master’s Degree 31

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 15.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 70.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
General Education Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Arkansas

440 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for General Education Jobs in Arkansas

In this state, education grads earn an average of $74,450. Nationwide, they make an average of $73,680.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


University of Arkansas

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

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate. 86% of the teachers are full time.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
2,855 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.34 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,164.

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

Graduates earn an average $28,200 after graduation. The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

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

The full-time teacher rate is 81%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. An average student at Harding will pay a net price of $19,563.


Arkansas Tech University

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,900 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. Most students complete their degree in 4.63 years.

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

98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending UCA will pay a net price of $14,723. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%.

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

This private school has an average net price of $18,881. The average student takes 4.19 years to complete their degree at Ouachita Baptist. 100% of students get financical aid.

General Education Careers in AR

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Education Professors 10% $57,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,581
Educational Administration 1,310
Teacher Education Subject Specific 733
Special Education 416
Student Counseling 345
Curriculum & Instruction 258
Teaching English or French 107
Instructional Media Design 100

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