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Business Administration & Management Schools in Arkansas

In 2018-2019, 2,056 students earned their Business Administration degrees in AR.

A Business Administration & Management major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Business Administration & Management Majors in Arkansas

Business Administration majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,286
Master’s Degree 419
Associate’s Degree 212
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 96
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 24
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 24
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 13
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

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

Business Administration & Management Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of business administration majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 12.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 66.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.1%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Business Administration & Management Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Business Administration & Management Grads in Arkansas

90,560 people in the state and 9,785,040 in the nation are employed in jobs related to business administration.

Business Administration & Management Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Business Administration & Management Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a business administration grad in the state is $85,990, compared to a typical salary of $103,110 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 36 colleges in Arkansas that offer business administration degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

University of Arkansas

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,642. It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate. Graduates earn an average $37,100 after graduation.

293 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
6,265 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. 65% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

#3

Arkansas Tech University

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

177 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,356 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $13,605. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#5

John Brown University

Siloam Springs
154 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,319 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,210. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
9,581 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. Most students complete their degree in 4.88 years. In their early career, UA Little Rock grads earn an average salary of $31,200.

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,383 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,800 a year. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid.

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

The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 78%. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,563. The 3.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
2,498 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. Graduates earn an average $21,200 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.97 years to graduate.

Business Administration & Management Careers in AR

Some of the careers business administration majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Social and Community Service Managers 22% $53,530
Management Analysts 20% $54,200
Logisticians 19% $65,960
Computer and Information Systems Managers 18% $99,730
Sales Managers 16% $102,360
Managers 16% $75,190
Purchasing Managers 15% $93,240
Construction Managers 15% $66,440
Administrative Services Managers 14% $81,820
Cost Estimators 14% $56,410
General and Operations Managers 13% $68,300
Retail Sales Supervisors 12% $33,880
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 12% $96,000
Natural Sciences Managers 11% $99,660
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 7% $44,810
Industrial Production Managers 6% $89,490
Chief Executives 0% $105,100

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Business & Commerce 866
Accounting 653
Finance & Financial Management 540
Marketing 534
Business Support & Assistance 321
Management Sciences & Methods 258
Management Information Systems 135
Hospitality Management 105

View all majors related to Business Administration & Management

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