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General Education Schools in Arkansas

124 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, General Education is the 7th most popular major out of a total 13 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Arkansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 93
Master’s Degree 31

Gender Distribution

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

General Education Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 15.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 70.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
General Education Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 440 people employed in jobs related to an education degree, compared to 60,930 nationwide.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for General Education Jobs in Arkansas

A typical salary for a education grad in the state is $74,450, compared to a typical salary of $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Arkansas that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:


University of Arkansas

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

The student loan default rate is 4.90% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 86%. In their early career, UARK grads earn an average salary of $37,100.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
2,855 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,900 a year. The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at UAM. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
4,475 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,602. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 66%.

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

99% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%. It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate.


Arkansas Tech University

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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,362. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. It takes the average student 4.63 years to graduate.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,600 a year. A typical student attending UCA will pay a net price of $14,723.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,633 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $18,881. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

General Education Careers in AR

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Education Professors 10% $57,090

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,581
Educational Administration 1,310
Teacher Education Subject Specific 733
Special Education 416
Student Counseling 345
Curriculum & Instruction 258
Teaching English or French 107
Instructional Media Design 100

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