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Sociology Schools in Arkansas

230 Sociology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Sociology major is the 51st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Sociology Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 225
Master’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

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

Sociology Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 27.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.4%
  • White: 57.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.7%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Sociology Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Sociology Grads in Arkansas

There are 3,420 people in the state and 479,420 people in the nation working in sociology jobs.

Sociology Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Sociology Jobs in Arkansas

Sociology grads earn an average of $86,410 in the state and $90,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

#1

University of Arkansas

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

86% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending UARK will pay a net price of $15,642. It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate.

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,605. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#3

Arkansas Tech University

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

100% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $12,362. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid.

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

In their early career, UCA grads earn an average salary of $29,600. The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at UCA. The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average.

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

The student loan default rate of 8.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,102. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,660 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

84% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.60 years to complete their degree at Henderson State University. 100% of the teachers are full time.

#8

Hendrix College

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

An average student at Hendrix will pay a net price of $21,215. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate.

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

76% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at Ozarks. In their early career, Ozarks grads earn an average salary of $25,900.

#10

Philander Smith College

Little Rock
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
1,000 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.49 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Sociology Careers in AR

Some of the careers sociology majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Managers 16% $75,190
Sociology Professors 8% $68,720

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Political Science & Government 272
Criminology 92
Economics 91
Anthropology 72
International Relations & Security 67
Geography & Cartography 45
General Social Sciences 20
Other Social Sciences 2

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