# Arkansas Teaching Colleges

In terms of yearly teaching graduations, Arkansas is ranked #23 in the country with 5,011 degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Arkansas is $7,750 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $10,201 a year.

About 43% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,258 per year.

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## Most Popular Teaching Schools in Arkansas

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There are 13,709 students at A-State in total, 9,350 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 6,789 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,059 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,500 during the early-career years.

There are 23,386 undergraduates at UARK, of which 21,005 are full-time, and there are 27,778 students altogether. It takes the average UARK undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Roughly 42% of students at UARK take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,803 a year. UARK has a 4.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UARK with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Arkansas Tech University is 12,101, of which 11,151 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,396 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at ATU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,860 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from ATU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Central Arkansas is 11,177, of which 9,425 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,863 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

52% of UCA students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,544 a year. UCA has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,600 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Harding University is 5,121, of which 3,974 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,742 are full-time. It takes the average Harding undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at Harding take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,378 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Harding with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at University of Arkansas at Little Rock is 10,515, of which 7,715 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,996 are full-time. For undergraduates at UA Little Rock, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

60% of UA Little Rock students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,778 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UA Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,404 undergraduates at Henderson State University, of which 2,742 are full-time, and there are 3,961 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

24% of Henderson State University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,202 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,000 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is 4,472, of which 3,543 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,019 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 69%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 58% of students at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,465 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Southern Arkansas University Main Campus with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 3,111 students at UAM in total, 2,810 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,030 are full-time. It takes the average UAM undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,051 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UAM is $23,900.

There are 6,557 students at UAFS in total, 6,531 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,295 are full-time. For undergraduates at UAFS, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Roughly 41% of students at UAFS take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,637 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UAFS with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,516 students at JBU in total, 1,903 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,430 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at JBU is 4.1 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,033 a year. JBU has a 3.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,900 during the early-career years.

There are 681 full-time undergraduates at UACCB, and 1,319 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at UACCB take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,645 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UACCB is $23,300.

The total student population at Arkansas State University - Beebe is 3,446, which includes 1,779 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 18% of students at ASU-Beebe take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,970 a year. ASU-Beebe has a 8.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from ASU-Beebe with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 2,473 undergraduates at UAPB, of which 2,250 are full-time, and there are 2,579 students altogether. It takes the average UAPB undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

About 47% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Roughly 74% of students at UAPB take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,872 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UAPB is $21,200.

There are 1,660 students at Ouachita Baptist in total, 1,529 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 74% of students at Ouachita Baptist take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,260 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,600 during the early-career years.

There are 1,422 students at Arkansas Northeastern College in total, 555 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 1% of students at Arkansas Northeastern College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,000 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Arkansas Northeastern College is $22,100.

There are 4,531 students at UA Pulaski Tech in total, 2,187 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

54% of UA Pulaski Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,163 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $22,100 during the early-career years.

There are 1,473 students at SouthArk in total, 554 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 27% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,320 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SouthArk is $24,500.

The total student population at Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas is 1,520, which includes 608 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $18,900 during the early-career years.

There are 1,114 full-time undergraduates at National Park College, and 2,017 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 22% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,476 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from National Park College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,123 students at Ozarka College in total, 562 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

20% of Ozarka College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,047 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Ozarka College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $18,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas is 1,518, which includes 470 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,600 during the early-career years.

There are 1,812 students at Northark in total, 983 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 11% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,348 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,000 during the early-career years.

There are 496 students at Williams Baptist College in total, 479 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 454 are full-time. It takes the average Williams Baptist College undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Roughly 67% of students at Williams Baptist College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,278 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Williams Baptist College is $28,400.

There are 1,032 full-time undergraduates at UACCM, and 1,902 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 17% of students at UACCM take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,248 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UACCM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

## Other Arkansas Colleges

Rank | School | Yearly Graduations |
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26 | Arkansas State University - Newport | 14 |

27 | Arkansas State University - Mountain Home | 13 |

27 | NorthWest Arkansas Community College | 13 |

27 | College of the Ouachitas | 13 |

30 | University of the Ozarks | 9 |

30 | Arkansas State University Mid-South | 9 |

32 | Central Baptist College | 6 |

33 | University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana | 5 |

34 | Arkansas Baptist College | 4 |

35 | Philander Smith College | 3 |

35 | Southern Arkansas University Tech | 3 |

35 | Crowley’s Ridge College | 3 |

35 | Lyon College | 3 |

39 | East Arkansas Community College | 1 |

40 | Black River Technical College | 0 |

40 | Strayer University - Arkansas | 0 |

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