Accounting Schools In Arkansas

In Arkansas, there are 36 accredited schools where accounting classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in accounting in the state of Arkansas, which encompasses accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Schools

  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

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  2. Lyon College

    2300 Highland Road, Batesville, Arkansas 72501

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  3. University of Arkansas

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

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  4. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

    1200 N University Mail Slot 4789, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601

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  5. Arkansas State University-Beebe

    1000 Iowa Street, Beebe, Arkansas 72012-1000

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  6. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

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  7. Arkansas Tech University

    Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, Arkansas 72801-2222

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  8. University of Arkansas at Monticello

    Highway 425 South, Monticello, Arkansas 71656

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  9. Black River Technical College

    1410 Hwy 304 East, Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455

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  10. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

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  11. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

    183 College Drive, De Queen, Arkansas 71832

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  12. Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute

    1620 Newcastle Road, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335-0925

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  13. National Park Community College

    101 College Dr, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913

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  14. University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville

    2005 White Drive, Batesville, Arkansas 72503-3350

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  15. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

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  16. Henderson State University

    1100 Henderson Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71999-0001

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  17. Hendrix College

    1600 Washington Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72032-3080

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  18. John Brown University

    2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

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  19. Arkansas Northeastern College

    2501 S Division, Blytheville, Arkansas 72316-1109

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  20. North Arkansas College

    1515 Pioneer Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601-5508

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  21. Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale

    709 S Old Missouri Rd, Springdale, Arkansas 72764

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  22. Ouachita Baptist University

    410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71998-0001

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  23. Ouachita Technical College

    One College Cir, Malvern, Arkansas 72104-0816

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  24. Ozarka College

    218 College Dr, Melbourne, Arkansas 72556-0010

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  25. University of the Ozarks

    415 N College Ave, Clarksville, Arkansas 72830

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  26. Southeast Arkansas College

    1900 Hazel St., Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603

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  27. Pulaski Technical College

    3000 W Scenic Dr, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72118-3347

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  28. University of Arkansas Community College-Hope

    2500 S Main, Hope, Arkansas 71802-0140

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  29. South Arkansas Community College

    300 S West Ave, El Dorado, Arkansas 71731-7010

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  30. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

    100 E. University, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753

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  31. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

    5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649

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  32. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

    One College Dr, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712-5091

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  33. Arkansas State University-Newport

    7648 Victory Blvd, Newport, Arkansas 72112

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  34. University of Phoenix-Little Rock Campus

    10800 Financial Centre Pkwy, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211-3552

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  35. University of Phoenix-Northwest Arkansas Campus

    903 N 47th St Barrington Centre 2, Rogers, Arkansas 72756-9615

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  36. Strayer University-Arkansas

    10825 Financial Centre Pkwy Ste 400, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Accounting Employment

Arkansas 26,360
National 3,526,740

Of all of the accounting professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Arkansas.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Arkansas

30,750 29,800 28,840 29,010 26,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, accounting is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 4,390 less accounting professionals working in Arkansas than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arkansas, this field has shrunk by 14% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for accounting professionals which shows a 7% decrease in the number of accounting professionals working around the nation.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$33,183 $34,793 $35,970 $37,273 $37,145
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of accounting professionals is declining, the salaries paid to accounting professionals are increasing in Arkansas. Accounting professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $33,183 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $37,145 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$23,383
25th percentile
$27,947
50th percentile
$34,532
75th percentile
$44,112
90th percentile
$54,803

Thus, accounting professionals' salaries grew by 11% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of accounting, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid accounting professionals earning 134% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arkansas state.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Accounting
$37,145
Business
$75,980
Business Administration
$74,410
Finance
$62,983
Forensic Accounting
$47,630
Small Business
$90,580

In Arkansas, accounting professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas

associate
2
bachelor
18
master
6
doctor
0
Certificate
20
Total46

The number of students graduating from the 36 accredited accounting schools in Arkansas is increasing. In 2006, 541 students graduated from accounting courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 606 students graduated.

This represents a 12% increase in the number of accounting degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. 43% of these graduates received an undergraduate certificate in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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