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Public Policy Schools in Arkansas

4 Public Policy students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Public Policy is the 202nd most popular major in the state out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Policy Majors in Arkansas

Public Policy majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

Public Policy Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public policy majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 25.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 50.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 25.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Public Policy Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Policy Grads in Arkansas

8,270 people in the state and 740,490 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public policy.

Public Policy Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Public Policy Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a public policy grad in the state is $74,450, compared to a typical salary of $99,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Arkansas that offer public policy degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


University of Arkansas

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

The full-time teacher rate is 86%. The student loan default rate is 4.90% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $15,642.

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

It takes the average student 4.88 years to graduate. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time.

Public Policy Careers in AR

Some of the careers public policy majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 26% $112,810
Medical and Health Services Managers 22% $74,920
Legislators 13% $18,920
Education Professors 10% $57,090
Political Science Professors 7% $72,800

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Social Work 433
Public Administration 190
Other Public Administration 37
Human Services 21
Community Organization & Advocacy 15

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