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General Psychology Schools in Arkansas

In 2018-2019, 872 students earned their Psychology degrees in AR.

In this state, General Psychology is the 14th most popular major out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Psychology Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 848
Master’s Degree 11
Associate’s Degree 8
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 5
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 5

Gender Distribution

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

General Psychology Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 14.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 68.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
General Psychology Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Psychology Grads in Arkansas

There are 4,240 people in the state and 625,220 people in the nation working in psychology jobs.

General Psychology Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for General Psychology Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a psychology grad in the state is $69,000, compared to a typical salary of $95,610 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Arkansas that offer psychology degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

University of Arkansas

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it.

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

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,600 a year.

#3

Arkansas Tech University

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,900 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

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

97% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Arkansas State University - Main Campus will pay a net price of $13,605. The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at Arkansas State University - Main Campus.

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

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The 8.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending UA Little Rock will pay a net price of $12,102.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,961 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,583. Graduates earn an average $27,000 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#7

Hendrix College

Conway
47 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,208 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. This private school has an average net price of $21,215. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#8

John Brown University

Siloam Springs
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,516 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 98% of the teachers are full time. An average student at JBU will pay a net price of $22,210.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
6,557 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $28,100 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

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

It takes the average student 4.45 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $28,200 after graduation. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

General Psychology Careers in AR

Some of the careers psychology majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 18% $62,200
Managers 16% $75,190
Psychology Professors 15% $59,370
Psychologists 9% $98,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Child Development & Psychology 16
Other Psychology 8
Clinical & Counseling Psychology 6

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