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Liberal Arts General Studies Schools in Arkansas

7,438 students earned Liberal Arts degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

A Liberal Arts General Studies major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in Arkansas

Liberal Arts majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 4,981
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1,827
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,827
Bachelor’s Degree 619
Master’s Degree 11

Gender Distribution

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

Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of liberal arts majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 17.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.0%
  • White: 67.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in Arkansas

There are 920 people in the state and 183,750 people in the nation working in liberal arts jobs.

Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in Arkansas

Liberal Arts grads earn an average of $57,420 in the state and $76,990 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 43 colleges in Arkansas that offer liberal arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

751 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,531 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. A typical student attending UA- Pulaski Tech will pay a net price of $11,705. In their early career, UA- Pulaski Tech grads earn an average salary of $22,100.

743 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,979 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,800 a year.

#3

Arkansas Tech University

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 95% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending ATU will pay a net price of $12,362.

645 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,446 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,000 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,291. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

604 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,902 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $5,399. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,800 a year.

541 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,709 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at Arkansas State University - Main Campus.

348 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
4,472 Total Students

In their early career, Southern Arkansas University Main Campus grads earn an average salary of $28,200. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

322 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
3,111 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

225 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,270 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 48%. A typical student attending ASUN will pay a net price of $10,399. 87% of students get financical aid.

#10

National Park College

Hot Springs
220 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,017 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $22,100 after graduation.

Liberal Arts General Studies Careers in AR

Some of the careers liberal arts majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Professors 11% $56,740

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