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Computer Science Schools in Arkansas

There are 33 Arkansas schools offering computer science programs. In 2010, 452 students graduated from programs at Arkansas computer science schools. 167 of all these students graduated with certificates and 127 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

442 students graduate from programs in Arkansas in computer science, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of computer science students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 167 students graduated with certificates in computer science, 120 with a degree at the associate's level, 127 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 36 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a doctorate level degree.

33 computer science schools are located in this state. And out of these, while nine schools are private, 24 schools are public. While public computer science school tuition varies from $4,804 to $6,908, tuition at a private computer science school varies from $9,450 to $32,040.

Average tuition for computer science programs is $9,184. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,804 each year, is at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, while the highest tuition for computer science programs, which is $32,040 per year, is at Hendrix College.

Arkansas computer science schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Computer Science Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

442 students graduate from programs in Arkansas in computer science, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of computer science students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 167 students graduated with certificates in computer science, 120 with a degree at the associate's level, 127 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 36 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a doctorate level degree.

Computer Science Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 32
  • Certificate 2007: 43
  • Certificate 2008: 158
  • Certificate 2009: 132
  • Certificate 2010: 167
  • Associate 2006: 120
  • Associate 2007: 95
  • Associate 2008: 82
  • Associate 2009: 116
  • Associate 2010: 120
  • Bachelor 2006: 171
  • Bachelor 2007: 166
  • Bachelor 2008: 152
  • Bachelor 2009: 130
  • Bachelor 2010: 127
  • Master 2006: 27
  • Master 2007: 22
  • Master 2008: 39
  • Master 2009: 38
  • Master 2010: 36
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 1
  • Doctorate 2008: 2
  • Doctorate 2009: 2
  • Doctorate 2010: 2

Computer Science Program Availability in Arkansas

Arkansas schools offer a total of 57 computer science programs. Of these programs, about 33% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Computer Science Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 17
  • Associate: 14
  • Bachelor: 19
  • Master: 6
  • Doctorate: 1

Computer Support Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Computer Support Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24810
  • 25th Percentile: 30450
  • Median: 37010
  • 75th Percentile: 46050
  • 90th Percentile: 57160

Web Developers — Salary by Percentile

Web Developers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43000
  • 25th Percentile: 52820
  • Median: 65210
  • 75th Percentile: 83490
  • 90th Percentile: 100650

Software Developers, Systems Software — Salary by Percentile

Software Developers, Systems Software — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55700
  • 25th Percentile: 63040
  • Median: 74040
  • 75th Percentile: 85250
  • 90th Percentile: 98780

Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers — Salary by Percentile

Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19590
  • 25th Percentile: 22970
  • Median: 46500
  • 75th Percentile: 73190
  • 90th Percentile: 88210

Computer Systems Analysts — Salary by Percentile

Computer Systems Analysts — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37630
  • 25th Percentile: 45290
  • Median: 59210
  • 75th Percentile: 77610
  • 90th Percentile: 95990

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

Computer Programmers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39580
  • 25th Percentile: 47580
  • Median: 58760
  • 75th Percentile: 71580
  • 90th Percentile: 85260

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

Software Developers, Applications — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41650
  • 25th Percentile: 50490
  • Median: 65400
  • 75th Percentile: 81880
  • 90th Percentile: 95870

Computer and Information Research Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Computer and Information Research Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35230
  • 25th Percentile: 41445
  • Median: 48760
  • 75th Percentile: 56075
  • 90th Percentile: 64485

Computer and Information Systems Managers — Salary by Percentile

Computer and Information Systems Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56690
  • 25th Percentile: 69820
  • Median: 90390
  • 75th Percentile: 119190
  • 90th Percentile: 153880

Computer Support Specialists — Employment Trend

Computer Support Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33540
  • Median Salary 2007: 35230
  • Median Salary 2008: 35670
  • Median Salary 2009: 35840
  • Median Salary 2010: 37010
  • Total Employed 2006: 3360
  • Total Employed 2007: 3750
  • Total Employed 2008: 3740
  • Total Employed 2009: 3850
  • Total Employed 2010: 3780

Web Developers — Employment Trend

Web Developers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53950
  • Median Salary 2007: 55720
  • Median Salary 2008: 63680
  • Median Salary 2009: 65040
  • Median Salary 2010: 65210
  • Total Employed 2006: 800
  • Total Employed 2007: 1000
  • Total Employed 2008: 1670
  • Total Employed 2009: 2050
  • Total Employed 2010: 2100

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

Software Developers, Applications — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60840
  • Median Salary 2007: 63590
  • Median Salary 2008: 64970
  • Median Salary 2009: 62550
  • Median Salary 2010: 65400
  • Total Employed 2006: 1110
  • Total Employed 2007: 1530
  • Total Employed 2008: 1620
  • Total Employed 2009: 1660
  • Total Employed 2010: 1360

Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers — Employment Trend

Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55600
  • Median Salary 2007: 54680
  • Median Salary 2008: 62790
  • Median Salary 2009: 61150
  • Median Salary 2010: 46500
  • Total Employed 2006: 1000
  • Total Employed 2007: 930
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 540
  • Total Employed 2010: 660

Computer Systems Analysts — Employment Trend

Computer Systems Analysts — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56490
  • Median Salary 2007: 58790
  • Median Salary 2008: 57390
  • Median Salary 2009: 58340
  • Median Salary 2010: 59210
  • Total Employed 2006: 1800
  • Total Employed 2007: 2040
  • Total Employed 2008: 2330
  • Total Employed 2009: 2740
  • Total Employed 2010: 2310

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

Computer Programmers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55940
  • Median Salary 2007: 63140
  • Median Salary 2008: 60310
  • Median Salary 2009: 60520
  • Median Salary 2010: 58760
  • Total Employed 2006: 2560
  • Total Employed 2007: 3370
  • Total Employed 2008: 4560
  • Total Employed 2009: 4470
  • Total Employed 2010: 3680

Computer and Information Systems Managers — Employment Trend

Computer and Information Systems Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 74950
  • Median Salary 2007: 80450
  • Median Salary 2008: 87000
  • Median Salary 2009: 92040
  • Median Salary 2010: 90390
  • Total Employed 2006: 950
  • Total Employed 2007: 1050
  • Total Employed 2008: 1110
  • Total Employed 2009: 1380
  • Total Employed 2010: 1220

Computer and Information Research Scientists — Employment Trend

Computer and Information Research Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43420
  • Median Salary 2007: 45275
  • Median Salary 2008: 46885
  • Median Salary 2009: 47990
  • Median Salary 2010: 48760
  • Total Employed 2006: 65
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 65
  • Total Employed 2009: 65
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Software Developers, Systems Software — Employment Trend

Software Developers, Systems Software — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68820
  • Median Salary 2007: 70630
  • Median Salary 2008: 71630
  • Median Salary 2009: 69390
  • Median Salary 2010: 74040
  • Total Employed 2006: 610
  • Total Employed 2007: 530
  • Total Employed 2008: 910
  • Total Employed 2009: 900
  • Total Employed 2010: 1060

Arkansas vs National Computer Science Employment

Arkansas vs National Computer Science Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.536% (16230)

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1. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

One College Dr
Bentonville, AR 72712-5091
(479) 636-9222

NorthWest Arkansas Community College offers two computer science programs. Of those, this college offers students one certificate in computer science and one associate's level degree in computer science. This community college, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bentonville, AR. 8,365 students seek degrees in 51 NorthWest Arkansas Community College programs, overall.

2. Southeast Arkansas College

1900 Hazel St.
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
(870) 543-5900

Southeast Arkansas College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Pine Bluff, AR. This college offers two programs in computer science. More specifically, this public college offers one certificate in computer science to students and one associate's level computer science degree. 2,029 students pursue degrees in 47 Southeast Arkansas College programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science.

3. East Arkansas Community College

1700 Newcastle Rd
Forrest City, AR 72335
(870) 633-4480x208

East Arkansas Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1973. This college, which is very close to Forrest City, Arkansas, is in a rural area. It offers subjects such as EMT, entrepreneurship, and allied health. Students are offered 28 certificates and 20 associates level degrees by it. 1,505 students pursued degrees from the 38 programs at this college in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

4. Ouachita Technical College

One College Cir
Malvern, AR 72104-0816
(501) 337-5000x1100

Ouachita Technical College offers three computer science programs. Of those, it offers students two certificates in computer science and one associate's level degree in computer science. It is located in town of Malvern, Arkansas. It is one of 4 technical colleges in Arkansas.

5. Pulaski Technical College

3000 W Scenic Dr
North Little Rock, AR 72118-3347
(501) 812-2200

Pulaski Technical College offers one program in computer science and this school, which is 2.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in North Little Rock, AR. Overall, 11,199 students seek degrees in 64 Pulaski Technical College programs. This school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science in terms of programs.

6. Rich Mountain Community College

1100 College Dr
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-7622

Rich Mountain Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1983. It is in Mena, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 12 certificates and 13 associates level degrees by this college. In 2010, 1,116 students sought degrees from the 23 programs at this college. It offers subjects such as web development, administrative assistant and secretarial science, and nursing. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

7. Arkansas State University - Beebe

1000 Iowa Street
Beebe, AR 72012-1000
(501) 882-3600

Arkansas State University-Beebe offers two programs in computer science. Specifically, this college offers one computer science certificate to students and one computer science degree at the associate's level. 4,683 students seek degrees in 56 Arkansas State University-Beebe programs, overall. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science.

8. Arkansas Northeastern College

2501 S Division
Blytheville, AR 72316-1109
(870) 762-1020x1114

Arkansas Northeastern College offers one computer science program and this school is in town of Blytheville, Arkansas. It is a public 2-year institution.

9. The University of Arkansas Community College - Morrilton

1537 University Blvd.
Morrilton, AR 72110
(501) 977-2000

The University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton offers three programs in computer science. Out of those, students are offered one computer science certificate by it and two degrees at the associate's level in computer science. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this public college is the third biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science.

10. The University of Phoenix - Little Rock

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

The University of Phoenix-Little Rock offers one program in computer science and this school is 6.0 miles from the center of the city. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

11. Mid-South Community College

2000 W. Broadway
West Memphis, AR 72301-3829
(870) 733-6722

Mid-South Community College is located in the suburbs of West Memphis, Arkansas and it offers one computer science program. It is a public 2-year institution.

12. Williams Baptist College

60 W Fulbright Avenue
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
(870) 886-6741

Williams Baptist College is in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one computer science program. Overall, 631 students pursue degrees in 19 programs at this very small school.

13. John Brown University

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

John Brown University is located in Siloam Springs, AR and JBU offers one computer science program. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. In terms of programs, it is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science.

14. The Northwest Technical Institute

709 S Old Missouri Rd
Springdale, AR 72764
(479) 751-8824x0

The Northwest Technical Institute offers one program in computer science and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Springdale, AR. This vocational school is a public institution.

15. North Arkansas College

1515 Pioneer Dr
Harrison, AR 72601-5508
(870) 743-3000

North Arkansas College is in Harrison, AR. This college offers two computer science programs. More specifically, students are offered one computer science certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in computer science. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

16. Lyon College

2300 Highland Road
Batesville, AR 72501
(870) 307-7000

Lyon College is located in town of Batesville, Arkansas and Lyon offers one program in computer science. Lyon is a 4-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science programs.

17. The University of Phoenix - Northwest Arkansas

903 N 47th St Barrington Centre 2
Rogers, AR 72756-9615
(479) 986-0385

The University of Phoenix-Northwest Arkansas, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Rogers, AR and Phoenix offers one computer science program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

18. Arkansas State University - Newport

7648 Victory Blvd
Newport, AR 72112
(870) 512-7800

Arkansas State University-Newport offers two programs in computer science. Specifically, it offers one certificate in computer science to students and one associate's level computer science degree. This school, which is just a few miles from Newport, is located in a rural area. 2,102 students pursue degrees in 40 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, it is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science.

19. Ouachita Baptist University

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

Ouachita Baptist University offers one program in computer science and this school is in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Overall, 1,504 students seek degrees in 36 Ouachita programs. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in computer science.

20. Hendrix College

1600 Washington Ave
Conway, AR 72032-3080
(501) 329-6811

Hendrix College is in town of Conway, Arkansas and it offers one computer science program. This school is a 4-year institution.

21. Philander Smith College

900 W. Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202-3799
(501) 375-9845

Philander Smith College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Little Rock, AR and it offers one computer science program. In terms of programs, Philander is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science.

22. Southern Arkansas University Tech

100 Carr Road
Camden, AR 71701-1906
(870) 574-4500

Southern Arkansas University Tech is in town of Camden, Arkansas. It offers four programs in computer science. Specifically, it offers students two computer science certificates and two associate's level degrees in computer science. This school is a public 2-year institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science in terms of programs.

23. Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

1000 Campus Drive
Helena, AR 72342-0785
(870) 338-6474

Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1965. This college is in town of Helena, Arkansas. Students are offered 26 certificates and 17 degrees at the associates level by it. 2,155 students sought degrees from the 34 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects including practical nursing and business management. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

24. National Park Community College

101 College Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913
(501) 760-4222

National Park Community College, which is very close to Hot Springs, Arkansas, is located in a rural area and this college offers one computer science program. This mid-sized college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science in terms of programs.

25. 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 computer science program and this university is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown. This medium-sized university is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks tenth in the state of Arkansas.

26. The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913-3649
(479) 788-7000

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith is near the center of the city. UAFS offers two programs in computer science. Specifically, students are offered one computer science degree at the associate's level by it and one computer science degree at the bachelor's level. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science.

27. Arkansas Tech University

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

Arkansas Tech University offers one program in computer science and Tech is in town of Russellville, Arkansas. Tech is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. Tech is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in computer science.

28. The University of Arkansas Community College - Hope

2500 S Main
Hope, AR 71802-0140
(870) 777-5722

The University of Arkansas Community College-Hope offers two programs in computer science. Out of those, students are offered one computer science certificate by this college and one associate's level degree in computer science. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science in terms of programs.

29. 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. UCA offers two computer science programs. Of those, this university offers one degree at the bachelor's level in computer science to students and one master's level degree in computer science. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in computer science.

30. 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 located in Jonesboro, AR. It offers two computer science programs. More specifically, this public university offers students one bachelor's level computer science degree and one master's level computer science degree. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the second largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science.

31. Harding University

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

Harding University is located in town of Searcy, Arkansas. Harding offers two programs in computer science. HU offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in computer science to students. Overall, 6,748 students seek degrees in 89 Harding University programs.

32. The University of Arkansas

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

The University of Arkansas, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Fayetteville, AR. It offers three programs in computer science. Out of those, it offers one computer science degree at the bachelor's level to students, one master's level degree in computer science, and one doctorate level computer science degree. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science.

33. 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 offers four programs in computer science. Out of those, it offers one computer science certificate to students, one bachelor's level degree in computer science, and two degrees at the master's level in computer science. It is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 13,176 students pursue degrees in 132 programs at this university. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science.

34. The University of Arkansas at Monticello

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

The University of Arkansas at Monticello offers two programs in computer science. Students are offered two certificates in computer science by it. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, this university ranks fifth in the state of Arkansas.

35. Henderson State University

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

Henderson State University offers one program in computer science and it is in Arkadelphia, AR. HSU is a public 4-year institution. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering computer science programs.

36. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

100 E. University
Magnolia, AR 71753
(870) 235-4000

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is located in town of Magnolia, Arkansas. It offers two computer science programs. Out of those, students are offered one computer science degree at the bachelor's level by this university and one master's level computer science degree. Overall, 3,379 students seek degrees in 61 programs at this university.

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