Language in Arkansas

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Arkansas


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of Arkansas receive language degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 183 language professionals graduate from Arkansas' 15 language schools.

Top Schools

Harding University, which is located in Searcy, is the top-ranked school in Arkansas that has a language program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. 12 students graduated with a degree in language from Harding University in 2010. The tuition rate at Harding University was $14,040 per year.

The second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a language 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 7 students from its language program. Tuition at John Brown University was $19,770 per year.

The third-ranked school in Arkansas that has a language program is Arkansas State University-Main Campus. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 42nd in the country in 2010, is located in Jonesboro. 5 students graduated with degree in language from Arkansas State University-Main Campus in 2010. Tuition at Arkansas State University-Main Campus was $6,640 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Arkansas' language schools ranges from $32,040 per year to $4,804 per year. But, the average tuition is $12,060 per year. In 2010, the following Arkansas language schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Hendrix College - located in Conway, students are charged $32,040 per year
  2. Lyon College - located in Batesville, students are charged $21,324 per year
  3. University of the Ozarks - located in Clarksville, students are charged $20,530 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Arkansas language schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Arkansas Tech University - located in Russellville, students are charged $4,804 per year
  2. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith - located in Fort Smith, students are charged $4,918 per year
  3. University of Arkansas at Monticello - located in Monticello, students are charged $4,990 per year

A language degree from an Arkansas school... what next?

The Arkansas counties with the largest populations of language professional are:

  1. Faulkner County - 770 language professionals
  2. Benton County - 360 language professionals
  3. Arkansas County - 240 language professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of language professionals in Arkansas will grow by 20%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,990 language professionals working in Arkansas. The greatest growth for language professional is predicted to be amongst Sign Language Interpreters, who are expected to increase by 28% by 2018.

Salary

On average, language professionals earn a salary of $51,780 per year in Arkansas state. But, salaries for language professional can vary. In 2010, language professional made as little as less than $18,350 per year or as much as more than $111,110 per year in Arkansas. The following counties in Arkansas have the highest average salaries for language professionals:

  1. Craighead County - $68,200 per year
  2. Benton County - $66,495 per year
  3. Crawford County - $59,750 per year

On average, language professionals earn the least in the following Arkansas counties:

  1. Cleburne County - $42,930 per year
  2. Baxter County - $45,000 per year
  3. Clay County - $45,695 per year

The language professionals with highest average salaries in Arkansas were:

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $60,390 per year
  2. English As A Second Language Instructor - $50,570 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $44,380 per year

On average, the lowest paid language professionals in Arkansas were:

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $50,570 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $44,380 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Arkansas statistics regarding a career in language. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as English or education.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Language in Arkansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in Arkansas
  • Master's Degree in Language in Arkansas
  • Doctoral Degree in Language in Arkansas

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
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
6,402 miles from location Arkansas Tech University Russellville AR 28.9794 59% 8,814
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
6,400 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
6,479 miles from location John Brown University Siloam Springs AR 66.9948 50% 2,073
6,363 miles from location Hendrix College Conway AR 30.0614 32% 1,463
6,400 miles from location Ouachita Baptist University Arkadelphia AR 26.6574 38% 1,447
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
 

Curious what studying Language 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
Speech-Language Pathologists + 1,450 $60,390 33.0%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 660 $50,570 88.6%
3
Interpreters and Translators + 150 $44,380 50.0%
 

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