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Liberal Arts Schools in Arkansas

There are 37 schools in the state of Arkansas offering liberal arts programs. In 2010, 5,090 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas liberal arts schools. 3,673 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 997 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

4,267 students graduate from liberal arts programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from liberal arts programs. Of those, 997 students graduated with liberal arts certificates, 3,673 with an associate's level degree, 406 with a bachelor's level degree, and 14 with a degree at the master's level.

37 liberal arts schools are in this state. And out of these, six schools are private, while 31 schools are public. While private liberal arts school tuition varies from $9,910 to $20,530, public liberal arts school tuition varies from $4,804 to $6,908.

Average tuition for programs in liberal arts is $7,580. While the lowest tuition in Arkansas, which is $4,804 every year, is at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, the highest tuition for liberal arts programs, which is $20,530 per year, is at the University of the Ozarks.

Liberal arts schools in Arkansas offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

4,267 students graduate from liberal arts programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from liberal arts programs. Of those, 997 students graduated with liberal arts certificates, 3,673 with an associate's level degree, 406 with a bachelor's level degree, and 14 with a degree at the master's level.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 158
  • Certificate 2008: 401
  • Certificate 2009: 549
  • Certificate 2010: 997
  • Associate 2006: 2780
  • Associate 2007: 2848
  • Associate 2008: 2740
  • Associate 2009: 3180
  • Associate 2010: 3673
  • Bachelor 2006: 219
  • Bachelor 2007: 294
  • Bachelor 2008: 289
  • Bachelor 2009: 314
  • Bachelor 2010: 406
  • Master 2006: 21
  • Master 2007: 10
  • Master 2008: 15
  • Master 2009: 15
  • Master 2010: 14

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Arkansas

Schools in this state offer a total of 80 programs in liberal arts. Of these programs, close to 57.5% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 16
  • Associate: 46
  • Bachelor: 15
  • Master: 3

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35600
  • 25th Percentile: 44160
  • Median: 54820
  • 75th Percentile: 69340
  • 90th Percentile: 90940

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24260
  • 25th Percentile: 34280
  • Median: 46150
  • 75th Percentile: 61970
  • 90th Percentile: 83770

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48995
  • Median Salary 2007: 51090
  • Median Salary 2008: 51130
  • Median Salary 2009: 51740
  • Median Salary 2010: 54820
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40155
  • Median Salary 2007: 41870
  • Median Salary 2008: 45380
  • Median Salary 2009: 46290
  • Median Salary 2010: 46150
  • Total Employed 2006: 460
  • Total Employed 2007: 460
  • Total Employed 2008: 470
  • Total Employed 2009: 450
  • Total Employed 2010: 660

Arkansas vs National Liberal Arts Employment

Arkansas vs National Liberal Arts Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.809% (810)

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1. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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

NorthWest Arkansas Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Bentonville, AR. It offers three programs in liberal arts. More specifically, this college offers students one liberal arts certificate and two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts. This community college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. This community college is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering liberal arts.

2. Southeast Arkansas College

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

Southeast Arkansas College offers three liberal arts programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in liberal arts by it and two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level. This public college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Pine Bluff, AR. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

3. East Arkansas Community College

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

East Arkansas Community College is located in Forrest City, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in liberal arts. Out of those, this college offers students one liberal arts certificate and one liberal arts degree at the associate's level. This small college is a public 2-year institution.

4. The University of the Ozarks

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

The University of the Ozarks is in town of Clarksville, Arkansas and Ozarks offers one program in liberal arts. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering liberal arts programs.

5. Crowley's Ridge College

100 College Dr
Paragould, AR 72450
(870) 236-6901

Crowley's Ridge College offers one liberal arts program and CRC is located in Paragould, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This very small school is a 4-year institution.

6. Ouachita Technical College

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

Ouachita Technical College offers two programs in liberal arts. Specifically, it offers one certificate in liberal arts to students and one liberal arts degree at the associate's level. This school is in Malvern, AR. It is a public 2-year institution.

7. Pulaski Technical College

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

Pulaski Technical College, which is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in North Little Rock, AR. It offers three programs in liberal arts. Specifically, this school offers students one liberal arts certificate and two associate's level liberal arts degrees. It is one of 4 technical colleges in Arkansas.

8. Ozarka College

218 College Dr
Melbourne, AR 72556-0010
(870) 368-7371

Ozarka College is located in Melbourne, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers two liberal arts programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in liberal arts by this school and one associate's level degree in liberal arts. This small school is a public 2-year institution.

9. Arkansas State University - Mountain Home

1600 South College Street
Mountain Home, AR 72653
(870) 508-6100

Arkansas State University-Mountain Home offers two programs in liberal arts. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in liberal arts and one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts. Overall, 1,583 students seek degrees in 29 Arkansas State University-Mountain Home programs.

10. Rich Mountain Community College

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

Rich Mountain Community College offers two programs in liberal arts. It offers students two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts. This college is located in Mena, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 1,116 students seek degrees in 25 programs at this college. In terms of programs, it is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering liberal arts.

11. The University of Arkansas Community College - Batesville

2005 White Drive
Batesville, AR 72503-3350
(870) 612-2000

The University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville is in Batesville, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one liberal arts program. This public college is a public 2-year institution.

12. Arkansas State University - Beebe

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

Arkansas State University-Beebe offers three programs in liberal arts. Out of those, it offers one certificate in liberal arts to students and two associate's level liberal arts degrees. This mid-sized college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

13. Arkansas Northeastern College

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

Arkansas Northeastern College is in Blytheville, AR and this school offers one program in liberal arts. It is a public 2-year institution.

14. 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 liberal arts. More specifically, it offers one certificate in liberal arts to students and two associate's level liberal arts degrees. It is a public 2-year institution.

15. Central Baptist College

1501 College Avenue
Conway, AR 72034
(501) 329-6872

Central Baptist College is in Conway, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. CBC offers two liberal arts programs. More specifically, CBC offers students one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. 739 students pursue degrees in 13 CBC programs, overall.

16. 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 program in liberal arts. This small college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

17. Williams Baptist College

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

Williams Baptist College, which is only a few miles from Walnut Ridge, is in a rural setting. It offers three programs in liberal arts. More specifically, this school offers one associate's level degree in liberal arts to students and two liberal arts degrees at the bachelor's level. It is a 4-year institution. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

18. North Arkansas College

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

North Arkansas College is located in Harrison, AR. It offers three programs in liberal arts. Specifically, this college offers one liberal arts certificate to students and two associate's level liberal arts degrees. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas. This college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

19. Arkansas State University - Newport

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

Arkansas State University-Newport is located in Newport, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three programs in liberal arts. Out of those, students are offered one liberal arts certificate by it and two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts. It is one of 35 public post-secondary institutions in Arkansas.

20. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

183 College Drive
De Queen, AR 71832
(870) 584-4471

Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas offers two programs in liberal arts. This college offers students two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level. CCCUA, which is very close to De Queen, Arkansas, is in a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

21. Ecclesia College

9653 Nations Dr
Springdale, AR 72762
(479) 248-7236

Ecclesia College offers one program in liberal arts and it is located in Springdale, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting.

22. Southern Arkansas University Tech

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

Southern Arkansas University Tech offers two programs in liberal arts. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in liberal arts and one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts. This school is in town of Camden, Arkansas. It is a public 2-year institution.

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 in town of Helena, Arkansas and this college offers one program in liberal arts. This college is a public 2-year institution.

24. National Park Community College

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

National Park Community College is in Hot Springs, Arkansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers four liberal arts programs. Of those, it offers students two certificates in liberal arts and two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level. 3,850 students seek degrees in 49 programs at this college, overall.

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 is near the center of the city and UAPB offers one program in liberal arts. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. UAPB is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering liberal arts.

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 1.4 miles from the center of the city. UAFS offers three liberal arts programs. Of those, it offers students two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts and one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level. UAFS is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

27. Arkansas Tech University

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

Arkansas Tech University is in town of Russellville, Arkansas. It offers three liberal arts programs. More specifically, students are offered one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts by this university, one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts, and one liberal arts degree at the master's level. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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 three programs in liberal arts. More specifically, students are offered one liberal arts certificate by this college and two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts. It is a public 2-year institution.

29. Black River Technical College

1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
(870) 248-4000

Black River Technical College offers one program in liberal arts and this school, which is very close to Pocahontas, Arkansas, is located in a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

30. The University of Central Arkansas

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

The University of Central Arkansas is in Conway, AR. This university offers two liberal arts programs. Specifically, it offers students one associate's level liberal arts degree and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

31. Arkansas State University

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

Arkansas State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Jonesboro, AR. It offers three programs in liberal arts. Specifically, this mid-sized university offers students two associate's level degrees in liberal arts and one bachelor's level degree in liberal arts. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering liberal arts.

32. Harding University

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

Harding University offers one program in liberal arts and it is in Searcy, AR. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. This mid-sized university is the seventh largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering liberal arts.

33. South Arkansas Community College

300 S West Ave
El Dorado, AR 71731-7010
(870) 862-8131

South Arkansas Community College is located in town of El Dorado, Arkansas. It offers two programs in liberal arts. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in liberal arts by this college and one liberal arts degree at the associate's level. It is one of 14 community colleges in Arkansas.

34. 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. This university offers four liberal arts programs. Of those, it offers one liberal arts degree at the associate's level to students, two bachelor's level liberal arts degrees, and one liberal arts degree at the master's level. UALR is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the third biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering liberal arts.

35. 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 liberal arts. Specifically, it offers one liberal arts degree at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. This small university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

36. Henderson State University

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

Henderson State University is located in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas. It offers two programs in liberal arts. More specifically, this school offers one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the master's level in liberal arts. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. HSU is the ninth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering liberal arts.

37. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

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

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is in Magnolia, AR. SAU offers two programs in liberal arts. Specifically, SAU offers students one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts and one bachelor's level liberal arts degree. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

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