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Human Resource Management Schools in Arkansas

40 students earned HR degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Human Resource Management is the 17th most popular major out of a total 23 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Human Resource Management Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 37
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a HR major is equally popular with women and men.

Human Resource Management Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 20.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.5%
  • White: 65.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Human Resource Management Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Human Resource Management Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 8,900 people employed in jobs related to a HR degree, compared to 1,325,020 nationwide.

Human Resource Management Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Human Resource Management Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a HR grad in the state is $56,700, compared to a typical salary of $70,730 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Arkansas that offer HR degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:


University of Arkansas

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

In their early career, UARK grads earn an average salary of $37,100. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
666 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 9.80% which is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.61 years to graduate. This private institution charges an average net price of $14,485.


Ecclesia College

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
6% Graduation Rate
214 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 27%. This private institution charges an average net price of $19,348. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
496 Total Students

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

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%. 99% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Harding grads earn an average salary of $33,400.

Human Resource Management Careers in AR

Some of the careers HR majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Compensation and Benefits Managers 20% $87,440
Training and Development Specialists 16% $47,250
Training and Development Managers 16% $106,320
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 15% $46,990
Human Resources Managers 14% $90,320
Human Resources Specialists 10% $51,420
Labor Relations Specialists -5% $44,070

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Business Administration & Management 2,056
Business & Commerce 866
Accounting 653
Finance & Financial Management 540
Marketing 534
Business Support & Assistance 321
Management Sciences & Methods 258
Management Information Systems 135

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