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2021 Best General Education Schools in Arkansas

7 Colleges
$25,700 Avg Salary
$29,569 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best General Education School for You

With 124 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, general education is the #74 most popular major in Arkansas.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right for you. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best General Education Schools in Arkansas to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 7 schools in Arkansas to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

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2021 Best General Education Schools in Arkansas

The colleges and universities below are the best for education majors pursuing a .

Top Arkansas Schools in Education

#1

Ouachita Baptist University

Arkadelphia, AR

Our 2021 rankings named Ouachita Baptist University the best school in Arkansas for general education students. Ouachita Baptist is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Arkadelphia.

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#2

Harding University

Searcy, AR

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Harding University. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best General Education Schools in Arkansas list. Harding is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Searcy.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend University of Central Arkansas. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best General Education Schools in Arkansas list. University of Central Arkansas is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Conway.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Arkansas at Monticello. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best General Education Schools in Arkansas list. UAM is a small public school located in the town of Monticello.

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#5

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

Out of the 7 schools in Arkansas that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Arkansas landed the # 5 spot on the list. UARK is a very large public school located in the small city of Fayetteville.

On average, education graduates from UARK take out $24,188 in student loans while working on their degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $251.

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With a ranking of #6, Southern Arkansas University Main Campus did quite well on this year’s best schools for general education students. Located in the remote town of Magnolia, Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is a public school with a small student population.

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#7

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

With a ranking of #7, Arkansas Tech University did quite well on this year’s best schools for general education students. ATU is a fairly large public school located in the town of Russellville.

Education majors at ATU take out an average of $34,950 in student loans while working on their egree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $407.

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Best General Education Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best General Education Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Georgia 116
Florida 683
Virginia 999
North Carolina 241
Tennessee 745
South Carolina 238
Kentucky 135
Louisiana 136
Alabama 83
Mississippi 265
West Virginia 394

General Education is one of 14 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 100,925
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
Special Education 30,639
Curriculum & Instruction 18,767

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 7 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to KOKUYO.

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