There are schools offering accounting degrees in Arkansas!
Schools Offering Accounting Programs in Arkansas
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Harding University, which is located in Searcy, is the top-ranked school in Arkansas that has a accounting program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 39 students graduated from Harding University's accounting program. Harding University charged in-state students $14,040 in tuition fees per year.
John Brown University, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a accounting program. It is located in Siloam Springs. In 2010, 8 students graduated from John Brown University accounting program. Students at John Brown University paid $19,770 per year in tuition fees.
The third-ranked school in Arkansas with a accounting program is Arkansas State University-Main Campus, which is located in Jonesboro. In 2010, it was ranked 42nd nationwide. 72 students graduated with degree in accounting from Arkansas State University-Main Campus in 2010. Tuition at Arkansas State University-Main Campus was $6,640 per year.
If you choose to attend a Arkansas accounting school, average tuition will be $6,920 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,350 per year to $32,040 per year. The Arkansas accounting schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Hendrix College - located in Conway, students are charged $32,040 per year
- Lyon College - located in Batesville, students are charged $21,324 per year
- University of the Ozarks - located in Clarksville, students are charged $20,530 per year
The accounting schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arkansas were:
- Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute - located in Forrest City, students are charged $1,350 per year
- North Arkansas College - located in Harrison, students are charged $1,536 per year
- Arkansas Northeastern College - located in Blytheville, students are charged $1,720 per year
An accounting degree from an Arkansas school... what next?
A large number of Arkansas accounting graduates become accountants. Arkansas had 5,130 accountants in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Arkansas accountants:
- Faulkner County - 2,160 accountants
- Benton County - 940 accountants
- Crawford County - 530 accountants
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 7,360 accountants will be working in Arkansas state. This would require the number of accountants to grow by 16%.
An accountant in Arkansas earns $55,520 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Arkansas accountants earned as little as less than $25,910 per year or as much as more than $104,940 per year. The following counties in Arkansas have the highest average salaries for accountants:
- Faulkner County - $58,190 per year
- Cleburne County - $56,600 per year
- Benton County - $55,680 per year
The Arkansas counties with the lowest average salary for accountants are:
- Crawford County - $49,360 per year
- Garland County - $50,170 per year
- Clay County - $51,020 per year
For more data regarding a career in accounting in Arkansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as forensic accounting or business administration, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Accounting in Arkansas
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in Arkansas
- Master's Degree in Accounting in Arkansas
- Certificate in Accounting in Arkansas
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,361 miles from location||Strayer University-Arkansas||Little Rock||AR||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|6,458 miles from location||University of Arkansas||Fayetteville||AR||36.0603||43%||19,849|
|6,358 miles from location||University of Arkansas at Little Rock||Little Rock||AR||15.6268||n/a||13,132|
|6,263 miles from location||Arkansas State University-Main Campus||Jonesboro||AR||57.8251||55%||12,156|
|6,364 miles from location||University of Central Arkansas||Conway||AR||28.4857||62%||11,781|
|6,355 miles from location||Pulaski Technical College||North Little Rock||AR||10.0983||n/a||10,255|
|6,402 miles from location||Arkansas Tech University||Russellville||AR||28.9794||59%||8,814|
|6,457 miles from location||NorthWest Arkansas Community College||Bentonville||AR||12.1506||n/a||8,006|
|6,471 miles from location||University of Arkansas-Fort Smith||Fort Smith||AR||20.0915||64%||7,335|
|6,322 miles from location||Harding University||Searcy||AR||67.3519||67%||6,484|
|6,332 miles from location||Arkansas State University-Beebe||Beebe||AR||18.1395||n/a||4,491|
|6,339 miles from location||University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff||Pine Bluff||AR||50.0243||62%||3,792|
|6,403 miles from location||National Park Community College||Hot Springs National Park||AR||11.3851||n/a||3,698|
|6,400 miles from location||Henderson State University||Arkadelphia||AR||27.248||100%||3,567|
|6,329 miles from location||University of Arkansas at Monticello||Monticello||AR||17.5467||n/a||3,479|
|6,412 miles from location||Southern Arkansas University Main Campus||Magnolia||AR||22.0736||41%||3,226|
|6,397 miles from location||North Arkansas College||Harrison||AR||13.2509||n/a||2,429|
|6,278 miles from location||Black River Technical College||Pocahontas||AR||11.1352||n/a||2,239|
|6,479 miles from location||John Brown University||Siloam Springs||AR||66.9948||50%||2,073|
|6,341 miles from location||Southeast Arkansas College||Pine Bluff||AR||22.3461||83%||2,037|
|6,292 miles from location||Arkansas State University-Newport||Newport||AR||8.12467||n/a||2,037|
|6,220 miles from location||Arkansas Northeastern College||Blytheville||AR||12.7566||n/a||1,914|
|6,379 miles from location||South Arkansas Community College||El Dorado||AR||10.0626||n/a||1,772|
|6,316 miles from location||University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville||Batesville||AR||12.9101||n/a||1,725|
|6,385 miles from location||Ouachita Technical College||Malvern||AR||12.3999||n/a||1,610|
|6,431 miles from location||University of Arkansas Community College-Hope||Hope||AR||14.369||n/a||1,474|
|6,363 miles from location||Hendrix College||Conway||AR||30.0614||32%||1,463|
|6,475 miles from location||Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas||De Queen||AR||10.4017||n/a||1,458|
|6,400 miles from location||Ouachita Baptist University||Arkadelphia||AR||26.6574||38%||1,447|
|6,331 miles from location||Ozarka College||Melbourne||AR||14.9537||n/a||1,364|
|6,361 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Little Rock Campus||Little Rock||AR||8.22642||n/a||975|
|6,420 miles from location||University of the Ozarks||Clarksville||AR||21.3269||29%||625|
|6,316 miles from location||Lyon College||Batesville||AR||55.5473||19%||614|
|6,454 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Northwest Arkansas Campus||Rogers||AR||4.80655||n/a||541|
|6,455 miles from location||Northwest Technical Institute||Springdale||AR||30.9971||n/a||310|
|6,268 miles from location||Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute||Forrest City||AR||18.6705||n/a||228|
Curious what studying Accounting gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arkansas
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks +||14,490||$30,400||-18.0%|
|Accountants and Auditors +||5,130||$55,520||-16.4%|
|Billing and Posting Clerks +||3,700||$28,410||-14.4%|
|Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks +||1,640||$32,320||-15.0%|
|Tax Preparers +||850||$26,750||88.9%|
|Budget Analysts +||550||$49,470||139.1%|
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