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Schools Offering Technology Programs in Arkansas


Each year, roughly 2.7% of Arkansas students graduate with degrees in technology. In other words, every year an estimated 1,999 technology professionals graduate from Arkansas' 47 technology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Arkansas with a technology program is Harding University, which is located in Searcy. In 2010, it was ranked 33rd nationwide. In 2010, 38 students graduated from Harding University's technology program. Tuition at Harding University was $14,040 per year.

John Brown University, which is located in Siloam Springs, is the second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, John Brown University graduated 40 students from its technology program. The tuition rate at John Brown University was $19,770 per year.

Arkansas State University-Main Campus, which is located in Jonesboro, is the third-ranked school in Arkansas that has a technology program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Arkansas State University-Main Campus graduated 130 students from its technology programs. The tuition rate at Arkansas State University-Main Campus was $6,640 per year.

Cost

Technology schools in Arkansas, charge students an average tuition of $6,809 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $32,040 per year, or as little as $1,536 per year. In 2010, the following Arkansas technology 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. Ouachita Baptist University - located in Arkadelphia, students are charged $19,820 per year

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

  1. North Arkansas College - located in Harrison, students are charged $1,536 per year
  2. Rich Mountain Community College - located in Mena, students are charged $1,632 per year
  3. Arkansas Northeastern College - located in Blytheville, students are charged $1,720 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Arkansas technology professionals:

  1. Faulkner County - 380 technology professionals
  2. Arkansas County - 320 technology professionals
  3. Benton County - 130 technology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of technology professionals is expected to grow by 29% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,210 technology professionals working in the Arkansas then.

Salary

technology professionals in Arkansas make an average of $53,905 per year. However, this number is only an average. Technology professional in Arkansas had varying salaries from $26,150 to $91,480 per year in 2010. Technology professionals in the following Arkansas counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Benton County - $68,870 per year
  2. Crawford County - $57,260 per year
  3. Baxter County - $55,640 per year

The following counties in Arkansas have the lowest average salaries for technology professional:

  1. Arkansas County - $49,695 per year
  2. Cleburne County - $51,570 per year
  3. Faulkner County - $53,410 per year

On average, the highest paid technology professionals in Arkansas were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $56,320 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,490 per year

The technology professionals with lowest average salaries in Arkansas were:

  1. Instructional Designer And Technologist - $56,320 per year
  2. Electronics Technology Instructor - $51,490 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Arkansas statistics regarding a career in technology. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or electrical engineering.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Technology in Arkansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technology in Arkansas
  • Master's Degree in Technology in Arkansas
  • Certificate in Technology 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
6,357 miles from location University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock AR 2.24616 n/a 2,774
6,397 miles from location North Arkansas College Harrison AR 13.2509 n/a 2,429
6,379 miles from location University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton Morrilton AR 9.28256 n/a 2,421
6,260 miles from location Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas Helena AR 11.8746 n/a 2,282
6,278 miles from location Black River Technical College Pocahontas AR 11.1352 n/a 2,239
6,237 miles from location Mid-South Community College West Memphis AR 6.82434 n/a 2,192
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
6,388 miles from location Southern Arkansas University Tech Camden AR 20.378 n/a 2,007
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
6,268 miles from location East Arkansas Community College Forrest City AR 8.09029 n/a 1,530
6,358 miles from location Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Mountain Home AR 16.1404 n/a 1,517
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
6,465 miles from location Rich Mountain Community College Mena AR 9.84175 n/a 1,111
6,366 miles from location Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock Little Rock AR 33.4734 70% 1,022
6,361 miles from location University of Phoenix-Little Rock Campus Little Rock AR 8.22642 n/a 975
6,358 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock Little Rock AR 21.4098 100% 695
6,355 miles from location Philander Smith College Little Rock AR 43.1576 13% 668
6,363 miles from location Central Baptist College Conway AR 18.8929 87% 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
6,361 miles from location Remington College-Little Rock Campus Little Rock AR 20.1589 22% 522
6,455 miles from location Northwest Technical Institute Springdale AR 30.9971 n/a 310
6,457 miles from location Bryan College Rogers AR 23.3913 100% 159
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Instructional Coordinators + 1,150 $56,320 98.3%
2
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other + 280 $51,490
 

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