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Economics Schools in Arkansas

In 2018-2019, 91 students earned their Economics degrees in AR.

As a degree choice, Economics is the 88th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 82
Master’s Degree 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.9%
  • White: 60.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 16.5%
  • Other Races: 1.1%
Economics Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 8,290 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Economics Jobs in Arkansas

In this state, economics grads earn an average of $75,380. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,590.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Arkansas that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

#1

University of Arkansas

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

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid.

#2

Hendrix College

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

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

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

It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate. 78% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average.

#4

Lyon College

Batesville
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
655 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.12 years to graduate. An average student at Lyon will pay a net price of $17,032. In their early career, Lyon grads earn an average salary of $30,400.

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

It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,605.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
872 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $16,089. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
5,121 Total Students

81% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
368 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation.

Economics Careers in AR

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 31% $62,500
Survey Researchers 20% $0
Managers 16% $75,190
Economists 10% $63,720
Economics Professors 9% $94,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Political Science & Government 272
Sociology 230
Criminology 92
Anthropology 72
International Relations & Security 67
Geography & Cartography 45
General Social Sciences 20
Other Social Sciences 2

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