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Accounting Schools in Arkansas

653 students earned Accounting degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Accounting is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 468
Master’s Degree 78
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 62
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 62
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 37
Associate’s Degree 8

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 10.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.3%
  • White: 74.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.3%
  • Other Races: 3.2%
Accounting Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Arkansas

There are 28,530 people in the state and 4,307,910 people in the nation working in accounting jobs.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a accounting grad in the state is $55,670, compared to a typical salary of $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 32 colleges in Arkansas that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

University of Arkansas

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.90%. 77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years.

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

The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at University of Central Arkansas. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,723. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

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

Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $13,605.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,518 Total Students

50% of the teachers are full time. 92% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
5,121 Total Students

The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at Harding. This private school has an average net price of $19,563. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it.

#8

Arkansas Tech University

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,362. Graduates earn an average $28,900 after graduation. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#9

Hendrix College

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

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,215. Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
4,472 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

Accounting Careers in AR

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Statistical Assistants 25% $0
Financial Managers 24% $93,120
Credit Analysts 17% $52,590
Accountants and Auditors 14% $61,620
Tax Preparers 13% $34,870
Brokerage Clerks 12% $44,390
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 11% $54,150
Financial Analysts 11% $74,900
Budget Analysts 10% $47,480
Financial Examiners 10% $66,940
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 4% $34,730
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 3% $37,870

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Business Administration & Management 2,056
Business & Commerce 866
Finance & Financial Management 540
Marketing 534
Business Support & Assistance 321
Management Sciences & Methods 258
Management Information Systems 135
Hospitality Management 105

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