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Information Technology Schools in Arkansas

85 IT students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Information Technology is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 21 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Information Technology Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 38
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 19
Associate’s Degree 13
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8
Master’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

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

Information Technology Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.4%
  • White: 78.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 15.3%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Information Technology Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Information Technology Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 12,820 people employed in jobs related to an IT degree, compared to 2,578,690 nationwide.

Information Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Information Technology Jobs in Arkansas

IT grads earn an average of $87,960 in the state and $111,130 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Arkansas that offer IT degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


Arkansas Tech University

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,829 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,900 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

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

The full-time teacher rate is 81%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. In their early career, Harding grads earn an average salary of $33,400.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,562 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,826. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
496 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

Information Technology Careers in AR

Some of the careers IT majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 36% $84,550
Computer Network Architects 19% $82,330
Computer and Information Systems Managers 18% $99,730
Systems Software Developers 16% $84,570
Computer Systems Analysts 16% $68,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
General Computer Science 741
Other Computer Sciences 37

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