Advertising in Arkansas

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Schools Offering Advertising Programs in Arkansas


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Arkansas graduates receive degrees in advertising. In other words, every year an estimated 65 advertisers graduate from Arkansas' 4 advertising schools.

Top Schools

Harding University, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arkansas that has a advertising program. It is located in Searcy. In 2010, Harding University graduated 17 students from its advertising program. The tuition rate at Harding University was $14,040 per year.

The second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a advertising program is John Brown University. John Brown University, which was ranked 33rd in the country in 2010, is located in Siloam Springs. In 2010, John Brown University graduated 2 students from its advertising program. Tuition at John Brown University was $19,770 per year.

University of Central Arkansas, which is located in Conway, is the third-ranked school in Arkansas that has a advertising program. It received a ranking of 72nd in the country in 2010. 41 students graduated with degree in advertising from University of Central Arkansas in 2010. University of Central Arkansas charged in-state students $6,908 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Arkansas' advertising schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,840 per year, though tuition can range from $19,770 per year to $6,643 per year. The Arkansas advertising schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. John Brown University - located in Siloam Springs, students are charged $19,770 per year
  2. Harding University - located in Searcy, students are charged $14,040 per year
  3. University of Central Arkansas - located in Conway, students are charged $6,908 per year

The advertising schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arkansas were:

  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock - located in Little Rock, students are charged $6,643 per year
  2. University of Central Arkansas - located in Conway, students are charged $6,908 per year
  3. Harding University - located in Searcy, students are charged $14,040 per year

An advertising degree from an Arkansas school... what next?

A large number of Arkansas advertising graduates become advertisers. If you decide to work as an advertiser in Arkansas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,290 Arkansas advertisers as of 2010. In Arkansas, the largest numbers of advertisers work in the following counties:

  1. Faulkner County - 430 advertisers
  2. Benton County - 360 advertisers
  3. Clay County - 120 advertisers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of advertisers is expected to grow by 14% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,680 advertisers working in the Arkansas then.

Salary

On average, advertisers earn $40,010 per year. However, this number is only an average. advertisers in Arkansas had varying salaries from $15,660 to $84,760 per year in 2010. An advertiser in the following Arkansas counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Craighead County - $44,540 per year
  2. Benton County - $43,890 per year
  3. Garland County - $42,550 per year

An advertiser in the following counties in Arkansas make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Arkansas County - $29,850 per year
  2. Baxter County - $31,950 per year
  3. Cleburne County - $35,000 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Arkansas statistics regarding a career in advertising. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as business administration or small business.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Advertising in Arkansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,358 miles from location University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock AR 15.6268 n/a 13,132
6,364 miles from location University of Central Arkansas Conway AR 28.4857 62% 11,781
6,322 miles from location Harding University Searcy AR 67.3519 67% 6,484
6,479 miles from location John Brown University Siloam Springs AR 66.9948 50% 2,073
 

Curious what studying Advertising 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)
1
Advertising Sales Agents + 1,290 $40,010 15.2%
2
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers + 220 $81,580 -21.4%
3
Advertising and Promotions Managers + 160 $72,650 -11.1%
4
Writers and Authors + 110 $53,460 10.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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