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Journalism Schools in Arkansas

There are 12 schools in the state of Arkansas offering journalism programs. In 2010, 265 students graduated from programs at Arkansas journalism schools. 251 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 13 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 274 students graduate from programs in Arkansas in journalism every year. This accounts for 1% of journalism students who US schools graduate. Of those, one student graduated with a degree in journalism at the associate's level, 251 with a bachelor's level degree, and 13 with a master's level degree.

12 journalism schools are located in this southern state. And out of these, three schools are private, while nine schools are public. Private journalism school tuition varies from $14,040 to $20,530, while tuition at a public journalism school varies from $4,804 to $6,908.

Average tuition for journalism programs is $8,129. While the highest tuition for programs in journalism, which is $20,530 every year, is at the University of the Ozarks, the lowest tuition in Arkansas, which is $4,804 each year, is at Arkansas Tech University.

Schools in Arkansas offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in journalism.

Journalism Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 274 students graduate from programs in Arkansas in journalism every year. This accounts for 1% of journalism students who US schools graduate. Of those, one student graduated with a degree in journalism at the associate's level, 251 with a bachelor's level degree, and 13 with a master's level degree.

Journalism Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 249
  • Bachelor 2007: 283
  • Bachelor 2008: 271
  • Bachelor 2009: 251
  • Bachelor 2010: 251
  • Master 2006: 11
  • Master 2007: 15
  • Master 2008: 13
  • Master 2009: 11
  • Master 2010: 13

Journalism Program Availability in Arkansas

Schools in Arkansas offer a total of 18 journalism programs. Of these programs, approximately 72.2% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Journalism Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 13
  • Master: 3

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

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

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

Arkansas vs National Journalism Employment

Arkansas vs National Journalism Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.925% (470)

Journalism 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 is in Clarksville, AR and it offers one journalism program. Overall, 630 students seek degrees in 28 University of the Ozarks programs. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in journalism.

2. John Brown University

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

John Brown University is located in Siloam Springs, AR. It offers two journalism programs. More specifically, students are offered one associate's level journalism degree by this small school and one journalism degree at the bachelor's level. It is a 4-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering journalism in terms of programs.

3. 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 journalism program and UAPB is 1.3 miles from the center of the city. It is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. This medium-sized university is the third oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering journalism programs.

4. Arkansas Tech University

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

Arkansas Tech University offers one program in journalism and it is in Russellville, AR. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, Tech is the third biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering journalism.

5. The University of Central Arkansas

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

The University of Central Arkansas offers one journalism program and UCA is in town of Conway, Arkansas. 11,444 students seek degrees in 110 programs at this university, overall. UCA is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering journalism programs.

6. Arkansas State University

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

Arkansas State University, which is near the center of the city, is in Jonesboro, AR. ASU offers two journalism programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in journalism by it and one journalism degree at the master's level. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering journalism in terms of programs.

7. Harding University

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

Harding University offers two journalism programs. It offers students two journalism degrees at the bachelor's level. This university is located in town of Searcy, Arkansas. Overall, 6,748 students seek degrees in 89 Harding University programs. This university is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering journalism in terms of programs.

8. The University of Arkansas

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

The University of Arkansas offers two programs in journalism. Of those, it offers one journalism degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level journalism degree. This university, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Fayetteville, AR. Overall, 21,405 students pursue degrees in 210 UALR programs. It is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering journalism.

9. 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 center of the city. This university offers three journalism programs. More specifically, students are offered one journalism certificate by UALR, one bachelor's level journalism degree, and one journalism degree at the master's level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering journalism.

10. The University of Arkansas at Monticello

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

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

11. Henderson State University

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

Henderson State University is located in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas and Henderson offers one program in journalism. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. In terms of programs, HSU is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering journalism.

12. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

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

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers one program in journalism and this university is in town of Magnolia, Arkansas. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.