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Physics Schools in Arkansas

There are nine Arkansas schools offering physics programs. In 2010, 59 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas physics schools. 50 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and six students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 59 students graduate from programs in this state in physics each year. Of those, 50 students graduated with a bachelor's level physics degree, six with a degree at the master's level, and three with a degree at the doctorate level.

Nine physics schools are located in Arkansas. And out of these, three schools are private, while six schools are public. Tuition at a public physics school varies from $5,275 to $6,908, while private physics school tuition varies from $14,040 to $32,040.

Average tuition for programs in physics is $9,424. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,275 per year, is at Henderson State University, the highest tuition for physics programs, which is $32,040 every year, is at Hendrix College.

Schools in this state offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in physics.

Physics Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 59 students graduate from programs in this state in physics each year. Of those, 50 students graduated with a bachelor's level physics degree, six with a degree at the master's level, and three with a degree at the doctorate level.

Physics Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 38
  • Bachelor 2007: 46
  • Bachelor 2008: 47
  • Bachelor 2009: 45
  • Bachelor 2010: 50
  • Master 2006: 5
  • Master 2007: 9
  • Master 2008: 9
  • Master 2009: 6
  • Master 2010: 6
  • Doctorate 2006: 6
  • Doctorate 2007: 1
  • Doctorate 2008: 3
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 3

Physics Program Availability in Arkansas

Arkansas schools offer a total of 12 physics programs. Of these programs, around 83.3% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Physics Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 1
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 50430
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Career Trends

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45950
  • Median Salary 2007: 46830
  • Median Salary 2008: 48495
  • Median Salary 2009: 49635
  • Median Salary 2010: 50430
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Arkansas vs National Physics Employment

Arkansas vs National Physics Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.237% (40)

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1. Ouachita Baptist University

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

Ouachita Baptist University offers one physics program and Ouachita is located in Arkadelphia, AR. Overall, 1,504 students seek degrees in 36 programs at this liberal arts college. Ouachita is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in physics.

2. Hendrix College

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

Hendrix College is located in Conway, AR. It offers two physics programs. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in physics by it. 1,467 students pursue degrees in 32 programs at Hendrix, overall. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering physics.

3. The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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

Founded in 1873, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a historically black, public, 4-year, research institution. This university, which is near the center of the city, is in Pine Bluff, AR. It is the the fourth oldest and the 14th largest institution in the state of Arkansas. UAPB is one of several campuses. This university offers students four certificates, three degrees at the associates level, 40 bachelors level degrees, and 11 masters level degrees. 3,428 students sought degrees from the 48 programs at UAPB in 2010. This medium-sized university offers subjects including forensic accounting and criminal justice. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits UAPB. UAPB is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

4. The University of Central Arkansas

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

The University of Central Arkansas offers one physics program and UCA is in town of Conway, Arkansas. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in physics.

5. Arkansas State University

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

Arkansas State University, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Jonesboro, AR and it offers one program in physics. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering physics in terms of programs.

6. Harding University

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

Harding University is in Searcy, AR and Harding offers one physics program. Overall, 6,748 students seek degrees in 89 Harding University programs. This university is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in physics.

7. 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 in Fayetteville, AR. UALR offers three programs in physics. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in physics by it, one degree at the master's level in physics, and one physics degree at the doctorate level. 21,405 students pursue degrees in 210 UALR programs, overall. This university is the largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering physics in terms of programs.

8. 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 3.3 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in physics. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. In terms of programs, this public university is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering physics.

9. Henderson State University

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

Henderson State University offers one program in physics and it is in Arkadelphia, AR. Henderson State is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. This mid-sized school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering physics programs.

10. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

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

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus offers one physics program and it is located in town of Magnolia, Arkansas. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering physics programs.