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Health Sciences & Services Schools in Arkansas

In 2018-2019, 1,098 students earned their Health Science degrees in AR.

As a degree choice, Health Sciences & Services is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in Arkansas

Health Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 801
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 801
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 134
Bachelor’s Degree 90
Associate’s Degree 69
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a health science major is more popular with women than with men.

Health Sciences & Services Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of health science majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 16.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.2%
  • White: 70.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 4.0%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in Arkansas

540 people in the state and 114,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to health science.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in Arkansas

Health Science grads earn an average of $40,220 in the state and $43,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Arkansas that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

165 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,383 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 33% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,316.

138 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,519 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 50%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,702. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

Ozarka College

Melbourne
138 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,170 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $18,300 a year.

136 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,443 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. A typical student attending SouthArk will pay a net price of $7,556.

#5

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville
80 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,829 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,900 after graduation. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,362.

#6

National Park College

Hot Springs
54 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,077 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,531 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,100 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. 100% of the teachers are full time.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,350 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $17,900 a year.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,285 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,589. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,356 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.90%. A typical student attending A-State will pay a net price of $13,605. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,541 Total Students

66% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Phillips County Community College grads earn an average salary of $18,900. This public school has an average net price of $4,915.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in AR

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Community Health Workers 24% $36,970

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to health science.

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Nursing 2,869
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,077
Allied Health Professions 1,088
Health/Medical Admin Services 922
Allied Health Services 557
Communication Sciences 348
Rehabilitation Professions 344
Health/Medical Prep Programs 245

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View Nationwide Health Sciences & Services Report

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