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Elementary Education Schools in Arkansas

498 students earned Elementary Teaching degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Elementary Education is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 61 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Arkansas

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 382
Master’s Degree 68
Associate’s Degree 46
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Elementary Education Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of elementary teaching majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 85.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 4.0%
Elementary Education Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 12,400 people employed in jobs related to an elementary teaching degree, compared to 1,410,970 nationwide.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Arkansas

In this state, elementary teaching grads earn an average of $48,560. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Arkansas that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville
86 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
27,778 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years. Graduates earn an average $37,100 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 4.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
5,121 Total Students

The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at Harding. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $19,563. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
11,177 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,961 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 7.30% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

#5

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
12,101 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
6,557 Total Students

The average student takes 4.62 years to complete their degree at UAFS. Graduates earn an average $28,100 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
10,515 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. 97% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UA Little Rock grads earn an average salary of $31,200.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,660 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,881. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,518 Total Students

50% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,702. In their early career, UA Cossatot grads earn an average salary of $20,600.

#9

John Brown University

Siloam Springs
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,516 Total Students

The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at JBU. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 98% of the teachers are full time.

Elementary Education Careers in AR

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Elementary School Teachers 9% $47,590

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

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Early Childhood Education 340
Middle School Education & Teaching 249
Teacher Development & Methodology 165
Secondary Education 134
Teacher Education 126
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 44
Adult & Continuing Education 25

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