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Computer Science Schools in Arkansas

In 2018-2019, 148 students earned their CompSci degrees in AR.

In terms of popularity, Computer Science is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 10 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Computer Science Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 129
Master’s Degree 19

Gender Distribution

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

Computer Science Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 70.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 12.2%
  • Other Races: 4.1%
Computer Science Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Computer Science Grads in Arkansas

There are 13,500 people in the state and 2,790,990 people in the nation working in compsci jobs.

Computer Science Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Computer Science Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a compsci grad in the state is $73,670, compared to a typical salary of $96,200 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Arkansas that offer compsci degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

#1

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville
92 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
27,559 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 4.90% which is lower than average.

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

In their early career, Harding grads earn an average salary of $33,400. 99% of students get financical aid. 81% of the teachers are full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
10,869 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%. It takes the average student 4.52 years to graduate. 78% of the teachers are full time.

#3

Hendrix College

Conway
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
1,121 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. This private school has an average net price of $21,215. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,200 a year.

#5

Philander Smith College

Little Rock
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
996 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.49 years to complete their degree at Philander Smith. In their early career, Philander Smith grads earn an average salary of $21,400.

#6

Lyon College

Batesville
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
662 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,400 a year. 100% of students get financical aid.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,633 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $18,881. The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Computer Science Careers in AR

Some of the careers compsci majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Software Applications Developers 36% $84,550
Web Developers 19% $47,450
Computer and Information Systems Managers 18% $99,730
Systems Software Developers 16% $84,570
Computer Network Support Specialists 14% $41,950
Computer Science Professors 11% $52,450
Computer Workers 10% $74,130

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Computer Information Systems 863
Computer Software Applications 196
Information Technology 76
Computer Systems Networking 68
Information Science 65
Computer Systems Analysis 27
Data Processing 22
Computer Programming 18

View all majors related to Computer Science

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