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So you're from Fayetteville, AR?

Fortunately for you, Fayetteville, AR offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Fayetteville College and University Demographics

There are a total of 169 degree and certificate programs offered at Fayetteville's 3 colleges and universities. You can choose to study in fields ranging from agronomy and crop science to marketing/marketing management, general to special education and teaching, general.

Fayetteville's top-ranked school is Blue Cliff College. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 63rd. Approximately 83 students are currently enrolled at Blue Cliff College. Amongst students at Blue Cliff College, the most popular area of study is Healthcare.

Tuition

Fayetteville schools charge an average tuition of $7,158 per year. Blue Cliff College charges students $14,705 per year in tuition, which is the highest tuition rate in Fayetteville. University of Arkansas has the lowest tuition rate at $6,768 per year.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $70,968,615 of the total $72,590,735 in financial aid received by Fayetteville students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. University of Arkansas gave its students $54,139,516 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Fayetteville school.

Fayetteville Student Demographics

Approximately 11% of Arkansas students were enrolled in Fayetteville colleges in 2010. That is 20,000 students. University of Arkansas had the most number of students of any college in Fayetteville, with 19,849 students. Paul Mitchell the School-Arkansas, with 68 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Fayetteville schools, 70 return to start their second year of college. For every 100 students who enroll in Fayetteville schools, 111 eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Blue Cliff College has a graduation rate of 97%, while University of Arkansas has a graduation rate of 59%.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Fayetteville schools is 49 to 51. 87% of Fayetteville college students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 21 in 100 college students in Fayetteville identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. University of Arkansas, with 21% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Fayetteville.

Fayetteville Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Fayetteville colleges and universities employed a total of 754 faculty. Of these faculty members, 40% were female. 14% identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

The average faculty to student ratio for Fayetteville schools was 1 to 29 in 2009. Arkansas Beauty College had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Fayetteville, with 1 to 1.

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Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Fayetteville, AR to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 6,350 $22,060 $25,000 3.4%
2
Office Clerks, General 3,650 $24,720 $28,240 -13.7%
3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 3,400 $28,760 $32,000 62.7%
4
Registered Nurses 3,060 $53,340 $67,720 33.0%
5
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2,660 $31,330 $35,340 -10.7%
6
General and Operations Managers 2,640 $94,340 $113,100 30.7%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 2,400 $43,300 $50,770 20.0%
8
Computer Programmers 2,330 $61,610 $74,900
9
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 2,130 $33,110 $39,890 9.8%
10
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,890 $47,980 $54,330 -1.6%
11
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,630 $21,900 $25,140 29.4%
12
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 1,600 $56,980 $56,300 1500.0%
13
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 1,490 $38,940 $45,860 22.1%
14
Cooks, Restaurant 1,350 $19,730 $23,260 28.6%
15
Cooks, Fast Food 1,290 $18,240 $18,540 -3.7%
16
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 1,250 $49,630 $54,880 26.3%
17
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 1,180 $21,250 $24,180 53.2%
18
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1,160 $39,120 $41,360 34.9%
19
Construction Laborers 950 $26,870 $33,590 -1.0%
20
Accountants and Auditors 940 $55,680 $68,960 -32.4%
21
Computer Operators 800 $28,940 $38,340
22
Managers, All Other 780 $123,360 $102,160
23
Electricians 770 $40,690 $51,810 -31.3%
24
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 770 $37,360 $55,620
25
Billing and Posting Clerks 710 $30,420 $33,270 -2.7%
26
Sales Managers 700 $105,430 $114,110 12.9%
27
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 680 $34,120 $38,200 -1.4%
28
Lawyers 650 $84,180 $129,440 80.6%
29
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 650 $29,150 $29,200 116.7%
30
Logisticians 620 $56,190 $73,510 106.7%
31
Financial Managers 610 $100,330 $116,970 -1.6%
32
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 590 $44,730 $50,360 -34.4%
33
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 590 $49,740 $62,260 -39.8%
34
Carpenters 550 $34,100 $43,890 -8.3%
35
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 540 $31,500 $26,510 54.3%
36
Security Guards 530 $24,490 $26,870 10.4%
37
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 520 $30,950 $37,900 116.7%
38
Dental Assistants 500 $30,950 $34,140 25.0%
39
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 480 $32,180 $49,640 300.0%
40
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 460 $27,410 $35,920
41
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 450 $38,670 $42,250 -26.2%
42
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 450 $17,620 $22,070 125.0%
43
Medical Assistants 440 $28,760 $29,760 25.7%
44
Loan Officers 430 $61,400 $65,900 34.4%
45
Pharmacy Technicians 430 $25,690 $29,330 48.3%
46
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 420 $52,690 $55,970 50.0%
47
Civil Engineers 410 $63,300 $82,280 115.8%
48
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 410 $44,630 $44,860 41.4%
49
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 400 $47,580 $51,550 33.3%
50
Social and Human Service Assistants 400 $22,870 $30,100 11.1%