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Economics Schools in Arkansas

In 2018-2019, 91 students earned their Economics degrees in AR.

An Economics major is the 13th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 82
Master’s Degree 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Economics Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.9%
  • White: 60.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 16.5%
  • Other Races: 1.1%
Economics Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Economics Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 8,290 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.

Economics Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Economics Jobs in Arkansas

In this state, economics grads earn an average of $75,380. Nationwide, they make an average of $115,590.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Arkansas that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

#1

University of Arkansas

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

Hendrix College

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Hendrix grads earn an average salary of $29,200.

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

In their early career, UCA grads earn an average salary of $29,600. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average.

#4

Lyon College

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

It takes the average student 4.12 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. In their early career, Lyon grads earn an average salary of $30,400.

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

Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
824 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.32 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

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

The student loan default rate is 3.80% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at Harding. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
496 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $33,100 after graduation.

Economics Careers in AR

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 31% $62,500
Managers 16% $75,190
Economists 10% $63,720
Economics Professors 9% $94,520

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