Most of the colleges in Arkansas are located in or near Little Rock. Like most other states, schools range from four year colleges to vocational schools. Let’s look at some NCES stats about this state:
Salary BreakdownCollege Scorecard tells us alums from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences earn the highest average salary. 10 years after starting school, the average alum from alum earns $61,000. Meanwhile, the 2018 mean annual wage earned in Arkansas is $41,540. You do the math!
College Scorecard tells us alums from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences earn the highest average salary. 10 years after starting school, the average alum from alum earns $61,000. Meanwhile, the 2018 mean annual wage earned in Arkansas is $41,540. You do the math!
Arkansas is also a member of the Academic Common Market. This tuition savings plan is offered when a desired degree is not offered by a college in that state. Students can enroll in an out of state college that offer their degree program and pay the school's in state tuition rate. Member states include nearby states Oklahoma and Mississippi.
The state also runs a program that allows students to fill out one application for all scholarships and grants offered by the state of Arkansas. This program is YOUniversal. Two of those awards are the Higher Education Opportunities Grant and the Academic Challenge Scholarship. The Higher Education Opportunities grant is awarded to residents of Arkansas pursing a degree in state. The Academic Challenge Scholarship is largely funded by the Arkansas Lottery. Since 2009 the program has awarded over $500K in state scholarships!
Top Arkansas colleges were ranked by total student population.
Source for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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