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General Social Sciences Schools in Arkansas

20 students earned Social Sciences degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

A General Social Sciences major is the 152nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Social Sciences Majors in Arkansas

Social Sciences majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 20

Gender Distribution

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

General Social Sciences Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of social sciences majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 75.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.0%
  • White: 15.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
General Social Sciences Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Social Sciences Grads in Arkansas

There are 15,940 people in the state and 1,656,480 people in the nation working in social sciences jobs.

General Social Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for General Social Sciences Jobs in Arkansas

In this state, social sciences grads earn an average of $52,990. Nationwide, they make an average of $85,750.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Arkansas that offer social sciences degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
2,498 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.97 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,879 Total Students

An average student at Harding will pay a net price of $19,563. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%. The full-time teacher rate is 81%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
4,475 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,200 after graduation. The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

General Social Sciences Careers in AR

Some of the careers social sciences majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Statisticians 24% $76,350
Survey Researchers 20% $0
Managers 16% $75,190
High School Teachers 9% $50,760
Social Sciences Professors 8% $53,540
Social Science Research Assistants 7% $50,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Political Science & Government 272
Sociology 230
Criminology 92
Economics 91
Anthropology 72
International Relations & Security 67
Geography & Cartography 45
Other Social Sciences 2

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