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Science Schools in Arkansas

There are 20 schools in the state of Arkansas offering science programs. In 2010, 1,053 students graduated with degrees from Arkansas science schools. 896 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 78 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,002 students graduate from programs in this state in science, on average, each year. Specifically, ten students graduated with science certificates, one with an associate's level degree, 896 with a bachelor's level degree, 78 with a master's level degree, and 68 with a degree at the doctorate level.

20 science schools are in this southern state. Out of these, while nine schools are private, 11 schools are public. While public science school tuition varies from $4,804 to $6,908, tuition at a private science school varies from $9,450 to $32,040.

Average tuition for science programs is $9,360. The highest tuition for science programs, which is $32,040 every year, is at Hendrix College, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,804 per year, is at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

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

Science Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

1,002 students graduate from programs in this state in science, on average, each year. Specifically, ten students graduated with science certificates, one with an associate's level degree, 896 with a bachelor's level degree, 78 with a master's level degree, and 68 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Science Program Completions in Arkansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 1
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 10
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 1
  • Associate 2010: 1
  • Bachelor 2006: 696
  • Bachelor 2007: 707
  • Bachelor 2008: 780
  • Bachelor 2009: 738
  • Bachelor 2010: 896
  • Master 2006: 81
  • Master 2007: 103
  • Master 2008: 100
  • Master 2009: 84
  • Master 2010: 78
  • Doctorate 2006: 52
  • Doctorate 2007: 36
  • Doctorate 2008: 69
  • Doctorate 2009: 56
  • Doctorate 2010: 68

Science Program Availability in Arkansas

Schools in this state offer a total of 109 science programs. Of these programs, around 52.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Science Program Availability in Arkansas

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 57
  • Master: 29
  • Doctorate: 19

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35520
  • 25th Percentile: 49170
  • Median: 59760
  • 75th Percentile: 84540
  • 90th Percentile: 106360

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 52325
  • 75th Percentile:
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Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31340
  • 25th Percentile: 37260
  • Median: 51760
  • 75th Percentile: 74610
  • 90th Percentile: 87160

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22430
  • 25th Percentile: 43920
  • Median: 66940
  • 75th Percentile: 92340
  • 90th Percentile: 109280

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

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

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 69750
  • 75th Percentile:
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Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30730
  • 25th Percentile: 37080
  • Median: 64810
  • 75th Percentile: 95470
  • 90th Percentile: 117050

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47460
  • 25th Percentile: 57430
  • Median: 68870
  • 75th Percentile: 77980
  • 90th Percentile: 89440

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32480
  • 25th Percentile: 42610
  • Median: 51420
  • 75th Percentile: 61880
  • 90th Percentile: 75660

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47450
  • 25th Percentile: 57410
  • Median: 68890
  • 75th Percentile: 82560
  • 90th Percentile: 89460

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39520
  • 25th Percentile: 47470
  • Median: 59750
  • 75th Percentile: 82560
  • 90th Percentile: 100910

Materials Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Materials Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 87810
  • 75th Percentile:
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Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 50430
  • 75th Percentile:
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Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 65860
  • 75th Percentile:
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Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37690
  • 25th Percentile: 43620
  • Median: 53490
  • 75th Percentile: 89460
  • 90th Percentile: 104420

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27660
  • 25th Percentile: 38230
  • Median: 46590
  • 75th Percentile: 63070
  • 90th Percentile: 75670

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38670
  • 25th Percentile: 44980
  • Median: 52030
  • 75th Percentile: 65040
  • 90th Percentile: 74610

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52330
  • Median Salary 2007: 54170
  • Median Salary 2008: 63690
  • Median Salary 2009: 59220
  • Median Salary 2010: 59760
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 180
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 68990
  • Median Salary 2007: 64770
  • Median Salary 2008: 67075
  • Median Salary 2009: 68650
  • Median Salary 2010: 69750
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44130
  • Median Salary 2007: 49970
  • Median Salary 2008: 55810
  • Median Salary 2009: 54010
  • Median Salary 2010: 51760
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69430
  • Median Salary 2007: 71330
  • Median Salary 2008: 67430
  • Median Salary 2009: 62830
  • Median Salary 2010: 66940
  • Total Employed 2006: 1230
  • Total Employed 2007: 1240
  • Total Employed 2008: 440
  • Total Employed 2009: 430
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — 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

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43365
  • Median Salary 2007: 45220
  • Median Salary 2008: 45160
  • Median Salary 2009: 48610
  • Median Salary 2010: 52325
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55700
  • Median Salary 2007: 51370
  • Median Salary 2008: 48865
  • Median Salary 2009: 46360
  • Median Salary 2010: 51420
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62170
  • Median Salary 2007: 64825
  • Median Salary 2008: 61545
  • Median Salary 2009: 58260
  • Median Salary 2010: 68890
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 360
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 350
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Chemists — Employment Trend

Chemists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61020
  • Median Salary 2007: 63370
  • Median Salary 2008: 61640
  • Median Salary 2009: 57760
  • Median Salary 2010: 59750
  • Total Employed 2006: 700
  • Total Employed 2007: 700
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 430
  • Total Employed 2010: 340

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52100
  • Median Salary 2007: 53230
  • Median Salary 2008: 49340
  • Median Salary 2009: 48850
  • Median Salary 2010: 52030
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Materials Scientists — Employment Trend

Materials Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 83175
  • Median Salary 2007: 86730
  • Median Salary 2008: 87090
  • Median Salary 2009: 87450
  • Median Salary 2010: 87810
  • Total Employed 2006: 40
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

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

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60410
  • Median Salary 2007: 61870
  • Median Salary 2008: 63330
  • Median Salary 2009: 64820
  • Median Salary 2010: 65860
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58250
  • Median Salary 2007: 51500
  • Median Salary 2008: 66060
  • Median Salary 2009: 47450
  • Median Salary 2010: 53490
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47490
  • Median Salary 2007: 44110
  • Median Salary 2008: 49170
  • Median Salary 2009: 46970
  • Median Salary 2010: 46590
  • Total Employed 2006: 250
  • Total Employed 2007: 520
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 430
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65290
  • Median Salary 2007: 65030
  • Median Salary 2008: 65410
  • Median Salary 2009: 67610
  • Median Salary 2010: 68870
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57715
  • Median Salary 2007: 60180
  • Median Salary 2008: 62320
  • Median Salary 2009: 63785
  • Median Salary 2010: 64810
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Arkansas vs National Science Employment

Arkansas vs National Science Employment

  • Employed in Arkansas: 0.396% (2850)

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1. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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

NorthWest Arkansas Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1989. This college, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Bentonville, AR. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Arkansas. Students are offered 27 certificates and 24 degrees at the associates level by this medium-sized college. In 2010, 8,365 students pursued degrees from the 39 programs at this community college. This college offers subjects such as education and law enforcement. 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.

2. The University of the Ozarks

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

The University of the Ozarks is in Clarksville, AR. It offers two programs in science. This school offers two bachelor's level degrees in science to students. Overall, 630 students seek degrees in 28 programs at this school.

3. Central Baptist College

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

Central Baptist College, which is very close to Conway, Arkansas, is in a rural setting. It offers two programs in science. Out of those, this school offers one associate's level degree in science to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in science. Overall, 739 students pursue degrees in 13 programs at CBC.

4. Williams Baptist College

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

Williams Baptist College, which is just a few miles from Walnut Ridge, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in science. It is a 4-year institution.

5. John Brown University

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

John Brown University is located in Siloam Springs, AR. JBU offers three programs in science. This school offers three bachelor's level science degrees to students. 2,131 students pursue degrees in 54 programs at JBU, overall. In terms of programs, JBU is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering science.

6. Lyon College

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

Lyon College is located in town of Batesville, Arkansas. It offers three programs in science. Students are offered three bachelor's level science degrees by Lyon. This school is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. Lyon is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering science programs.

7. Ouachita Baptist University

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

Ouachita Baptist University is located in town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas. This school offers three science programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level degrees in science by this school. OBU is a 4-year institution.

8. Hendrix College

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

Hendrix College is located in Conway, AR. Hendrix offers five science programs. Students are offered five science degrees at the bachelor's level by it. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Arkansas. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering science.

9. 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 in Little Rock, AR and it offers one science program. It is a historically black 4-year institution.

10. 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 1.3 miles from the center of the city. This university offers three science programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level science degrees by this university. It is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

11. The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

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

The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith offers two programs in science. This university offers two bachelor's level degrees in science to students. This university is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown. 7,751 students pursue degrees in 59 UAFS programs, overall.

12. Arkansas Tech University

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

Arkansas Tech University is located in town of Russellville, Arkansas. ATU offers four science programs. Students are offered four bachelor's level science degrees by it. 9,815 students pursue degrees in 106 programs at this university, overall.

13. The University of Central Arkansas

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

The University of Central Arkansas is in town of Conway, Arkansas. This university offers five programs in science. Out of those, students are offered four bachelor's level degrees in science by it and one science degree at the master's level. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

14. 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. It offers seven programs in science. Out of those, students are offered three bachelor's level degrees in science by this public university, three master's level degrees in science, and one degree at the doctorate level in science. ASU is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering science in terms of programs.

15. Harding University

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

Harding University is located in Searcy, AR. It offers four programs in science. Students are offered four degrees at the bachelor's level in science by Harding. This university is a 4-year research institution. In terms of programs, it is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering science.

16. The University of Arkansas

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

The University of Arkansas offers 21 science programs. Out of those, students are offered five bachelor's level science degrees by it, eight science degrees at the master's level, and eight doctorate level degrees in science. UALR, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Fayetteville, AR. UALR is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the third oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering science programs.

17. 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 12 science programs. Out of those, it offers one science certificate to students, four bachelor's level degrees in science, five master's level science degrees, and two doctorate level science degrees. This university is 3.3 miles from the center of the city. UALR is a public, 4-year, research institution.

18. The University of Arkansas at Monticello

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

The University of Arkansas at Monticello offers three science programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level degrees in science by this university. This university is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

19. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

4301 W Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205-7199
(501) 296-1275

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Little Rock, AR. It offers 21 science programs. More specifically, UAMS offers students one science certificate, 12 master's level science degrees, and eight degrees at the doctorate level in science. It is the only institutions with a medical school in Arkansas. UAMS is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Arkansas offering programs in science.

20. Henderson State University

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

Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, AR. This school offers three science programs. It offers three bachelor's level degrees in science to students. It is a public 4-year institution. This school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Arkansas offering science in terms of programs.

21. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

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

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus is in town of Magnolia, Arkansas. This university offers four science programs. Out of those, this university offers students one degree at the associate's level in science and three bachelor's level degrees in science. SAU is one of 11 research universities in Arkansas.

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