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Public Administration Schools in Arkansas

There are nine schools in the state of Arkansas offering public administration programs. In 2010, 90 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas public administration schools. 48 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 37 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

76 students graduate from programs in this state in public administration, on average, each year. Out of those, four students graduated with certificates in public administration, one with an associate's level degree, 37 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 48 with a degree at the master's level.

Nine public administration schools are located in this southern state. Out of these, three schools are private, while six schools are public. Private public administration school tuition varies from $7,432 to $14,040, while tuition at a public public administration school varies from $5,275 to $6,908.

Average tuition for programs in public administration is $7,672. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,275 each year, is at Henderson State University, the highest tuition for public administration programs, which is $14,040 per year, is at Harding University.

Arkansas schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in public administration.

Public Administration Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

76 students graduate from programs in this state in public administration, on average, each year. Out of those, four students graduated with certificates in public administration, one with an associate's level degree, 37 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 48 with a degree at the master's level.

Public Administration Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 4
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 7
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 3
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 24
  • Bachelor 2007: 25
  • Bachelor 2008: 21
  • Bachelor 2009: 32
  • Bachelor 2010: 37
  • Master 2006: 28
  • Master 2007: 27
  • Master 2008: 38
  • Master 2009: 36
  • Master 2010: 48

Public Administration Program Availability in Arkansas

Arkansas schools offer a total of 12 programs in public administration. Of these programs, close to 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Public Administration Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 4

Career Trends

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

Legislators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15720
  • 25th Percentile: 16440
  • Median: 19070
  • 75th Percentile: 46320
  • 90th Percentile: 79480

Economists — Salary by Percentile

Economists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35920
  • 25th Percentile: 42460
  • Median: 57690
  • 75th Percentile: 72950
  • 90th Percentile: 92130

Career Trends

Legislators — Employment Trend

Legislators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 14130
  • Median Salary 2007: 15910
  • Median Salary 2008: 16320
  • Median Salary 2009: 18430
  • Median Salary 2010: 19070
  • Total Employed 2006: 1210
  • Total Employed 2007: 1000
  • Total Employed 2008: 1130
  • Total Employed 2009: 1360
  • Total Employed 2010: 1240

Economists — Employment Trend

Economists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44120
  • Median Salary 2007: 41870
  • Median Salary 2008: 39740
  • Median Salary 2009: 37770
  • Median Salary 2010: 57690
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 430
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 565

Arkansas vs National Public Administration Employment

Arkansas vs National Public Administration Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 2.286% (1805)

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1. 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 3.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Rogers, AR and Phoenix offers one public administration program. UOPX is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering public administration in terms of programs.

2. Arkansas Baptist College

1621 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202-6099
(501) 370-4000

Arkansas Baptist College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Little Rock, AR. It offers two public administration programs. Specifically, it offers one degree at the associate's level in public administration to students and one bachelor's level public administration degree. ABC is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arkansas offering public administration.

3. Strayer University - Arkansas

10825 Financial Centre Pkwy Ste 400
Little Rock, AR 72211
(888) 378-7293

Strayer University-Arkansas is a for-profit 4-year institution. Strayer, which is 6.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Little Rock, AR. Strayer is one of several campuses. Strayer offers students one degree at the associates level, three bachelors level degrees, and six degrees at the masters level. In 2010, 351 students sought degrees from the eight programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as healthcare management and business.

4. 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 public administration. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering public administration programs.

5. 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 and it offers one public administration program. ASU is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering public administration.

6. Harding University

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

Harding University is located in town of Searcy, Arkansas and Harding offers one public administration program. Overall, 6,748 students seek degrees in 89 Harding University programs. Harding ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.

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 center of the city, is in Fayetteville, AR. It offers two programs in public administration. Of those, UALR offers one bachelor's level public administration degree to students and one public administration degree at the master's level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering public administration 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 heart of downtown. It offers two public administration programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in public administration and one degree at the master's level in public administration. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas. In terms of enrollment, UALR ranks third in the state of Arkansas.

9. Henderson State University

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

Henderson State University offers one public administration program and Henderson State is in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas. 3,708 students pursue degrees in 53 programs at Henderson State, overall. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in public administration.

10. 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 and it offers one public administration program. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arkansas.