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Communications Schools in Arkansas

There are 12 schools in the state of Arkansas offering communications programs. In 2010, 285 students graduated from programs at Arkansas communications schools. 257 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 27 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

230 students graduate from communications programs in this state, on average, every year. Of those, one student graduated with communications certificates, 257 with a bachelor's level degree, and 27 with a degree at the master's level.

12 communications schools are located in this southern state. And of these, four schools are private, while eight schools are public. While tuition at a public communications school varies from $4,804 to $6,908, tuition at a private communications school varies from $14,040 to $20,530.

Average tuition for communications programs is $8,735. The lowest tuition in Arkansas, which is $4,804 every year, is at Arkansas Tech University, while the highest tuition for communications programs, which is $20,530 each year, is at the University of the Ozarks.

Arkansas schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for communications students.

Communications Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

230 students graduate from communications programs in this state, on average, every year. Of those, one student graduated with communications certificates, 257 with a bachelor's level degree, and 27 with a degree at the master's level.

Communications Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 169
  • Bachelor 2007: 147
  • Bachelor 2008: 148
  • Bachelor 2009: 170
  • Bachelor 2010: 257
  • Master 2006: 18
  • Master 2007: 22
  • Master 2008: 27
  • Master 2009: 23
  • Master 2010: 27

Communications Program Availability in Arkansas

Schools in this state offer a total of 21 programs in communications. Of these programs, close to 76.2% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Communications Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 16
  • Master: 4

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

Writers and Authors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22900
  • 25th Percentile: 29940
  • Median: 56940
  • 75th Percentile: 69330
  • 90th Percentile: 82600

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

Advertising Sales Agents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21340
  • 25th Percentile: 26330
  • Median: 34640
  • 75th Percentile: 48740
  • 90th Percentile: 66830

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Broadcast News Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25440
  • 25th Percentile: 32760
  • Median: 40880
  • 75th Percentile: 48060
  • 90th Percentile: 144890

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18520
  • 25th Percentile: 21640
  • Median: 25120
  • 75th Percentile: 33700
  • 90th Percentile: 42730

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Radio and Television Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16090
  • 25th Percentile: 20750
  • Median: 27340
  • 75th Percentile: 33450
  • 90th Percentile: 44290

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Public Relations Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27100
  • 25th Percentile: 33240
  • Median: 41560
  • 75th Percentile: 56700
  • 90th Percentile: 73700

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16550
  • 25th Percentile: 18380
  • Median: 21570
  • 75th Percentile: 28140
  • 90th Percentile: 32810

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16200
  • 25th Percentile: 18460
  • Median: 22900
  • 75th Percentile: 34020
  • 90th Percentile: 44940

Editors — Salary by Percentile

Editors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24760
  • 25th Percentile: 31250
  • Median: 38110
  • 75th Percentile: 47020
  • 90th Percentile: 62990

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

Advertising Sales Agents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34470
  • Median Salary 2007: 33970
  • Median Salary 2008: 31560
  • Median Salary 2009: 33550
  • Median Salary 2010: 34640
  • Total Employed 2006: 1150
  • Total Employed 2007: 1250
  • Total Employed 2008: 1360
  • Total Employed 2009: 1290
  • Total Employed 2010: 1290

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

Writers and Authors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41260
  • Median Salary 2007: 40550
  • Median Salary 2008: 45240
  • Median Salary 2009: 42060
  • Median Salary 2010: 56940
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

Broadcast News Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40060
  • Median Salary 2007: 38500
  • Median Salary 2008: 42530
  • Median Salary 2009: 39140
  • Median Salary 2010: 40880
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

Radio and Television Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 21970
  • Median Salary 2007: 23360
  • Median Salary 2008: 23410
  • Median Salary 2009: 26260
  • Median Salary 2010: 27340
  • Total Employed 2006: 480
  • Total Employed 2007: 430
  • Total Employed 2008: 340
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

Public Relations Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33620
  • Median Salary 2007: 36710
  • Median Salary 2008: 39950
  • Median Salary 2009: 40310
  • Median Salary 2010: 41560
  • Total Employed 2006: 1120
  • Total Employed 2007: 1170
  • Total Employed 2008: 1220
  • Total Employed 2009: 1260
  • Total Employed 2010: 1230

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

Public Address System and Other Announcers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 17240
  • Median Salary 2007: 18640
  • Median Salary 2008: 20270
  • Median Salary 2009: 21910
  • Median Salary 2010: 21570
  • Total Employed 2006: 90
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 50
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

Demonstrators and Product Promoters — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27020
  • Median Salary 2007: 26540
  • Median Salary 2008: 23850
  • Median Salary 2009: 23890
  • Median Salary 2010: 22900
  • Total Employed 2006: 730
  • Total Employed 2007: 500
  • Total Employed 2008: 570
  • Total Employed 2009: 550
  • Total Employed 2010: 450

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 24850
  • Median Salary 2007: 25680
  • Median Salary 2008: 27290
  • Median Salary 2009: 27830
  • Median Salary 2010: 25120
  • Total Employed 2006: 510
  • Total Employed 2007: 500
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Editors — Employment Trend

Editors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38820
  • Median Salary 2007: 36810
  • Median Salary 2008: 36590
  • Median Salary 2009: 38120
  • Median Salary 2010: 38110
  • Total Employed 2006: 450
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 460
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Arkansas vs National Communications Employment

Arkansas vs National Communications Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.636% (4310)

Communications Schools in Arkansas

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1. The University of the Ozarks

415 N College Ave
Clarksville, AR 72830
(479) 979-1000

The University of the Ozarks offers one communications program and Ozarks is located in town of Clarksville, Arkansas. 630 students seek degrees in 28 University of the Ozarks programs, overall.

2. The University of Phoenix - Little Rock

10800 Financial Centre Pkwy
Little Rock, AR 72211-3552
(501) 225-9337

The University of Phoenix-Little Rock is a for-profit 4-year institution. UPX, which is 6.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Little Rock, AR. This school is one of several campuses. UOPX offers 14 bachelors level degrees and two masters level degrees to students. 1,048 students sought degrees from the 15 programs at UOPX in 2010. UPX offers subjects including management, human resources, and computer networking. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

3. John Brown University

2000 W University St
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
(479) 524-9500

John Brown University offers one program in communications and this school is in town of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. This liberal arts college is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. In terms of programs, this school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering communications.

4. Ouachita Baptist University

410 Ouachita St
Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
(870) 245-5000

Ouachita Baptist University offers two programs in communications. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in communications by it. This liberal arts college is located in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Overall, 1,504 students pursue degrees in 36 Ouachita programs. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering communications in terms of programs.

5. The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

1200 N University Mail Slot 4789
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
(870) 575-8000

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff offers one program in communications and it is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown. This mid-sized university is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution.

6. Arkansas Tech University

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave
Russellville, AR 72801-2222
(479) 968-0389

Arkansas Tech University is located in Russellville, AR. Tech offers two programs in communications. Specifically, this university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in communications and one degree at the master's level in communications. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering communications.

7. The University of Central Arkansas

201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72035-0001
(501) 450-5000

The University of Central Arkansas is located in town of Conway, Arkansas and it offers one program in communications. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fifth in the state of Arkansas.

8. Arkansas State University

2105 E. Aggie Road
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 972-2100

Arkansas State University, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Jonesboro, AR. It offers three programs in communications. More specifically, students are offered two bachelor's level communications degrees by ASU and one degree at the master's level in communications. ASU is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the second largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering communications.

9. Harding University

915 E. Market Ave.
Searcy, AR 72143
(501) 279-4000

Harding University offers three communications programs. It offers students three bachelor's level communications degrees. This mid-sized university is located in town of Searcy, Arkansas. It is a 4-year research institution. In terms of programs, Harding is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering communications.

10. The University of Arkansas

Administration Bldg 425
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-2000

The University of Arkansas offers two communications programs. More specifically, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in communications and one communications degree at the master's level. This university, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Fayetteville, AR. Overall, 21,405 students pursue degrees in 210 programs at this big university. UALR is the second oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in communications.

11. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock

2801 S University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 569-3000

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is near the heart of downtown. It offers three communications programs. Out of those, this university offers one communications certificate to students, one communications degree at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level in communications. UALR is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. This medium-sized university is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering communications.

12. The University of Arkansas at Monticello

Highway 425 South
Monticello, AR 71656
(870) 367-6811

The University of Arkansas at Monticello offers one program in communications. UAM is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in communications.

13. Henderson State University

1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
(870) 230-5000

Henderson State University offers one communications program and Henderson is located in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Overall, 3,708 students pursue degrees in 53 HSU programs. Henderson is the tenth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering communications.