Biology Schools In Arkansas

Arkansas has 20 accredited biology schools where biology faculty who teach biology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of biology and biology training in Arkansas, which includes biology training at the following levels:

  • Biology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Biology
  • Bachelors degree in Biology
  • Masters degree in Biology
  • PhD degree in Biology


Schools

  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

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  2. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    4301 W Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205-7199

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  3. Lyon College

    2300 Highland Road, Batesville, Arkansas 72501

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  4. University of Arkansas

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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

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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. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

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  10. Central Baptist College

    1501 College Avenue, Conway, Arkansas 72034

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  11. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

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  12. Henderson State University

    1100 Henderson Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71999-0001

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  13. Hendrix College

    1600 Washington Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72032-3080

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  14. John Brown University

    2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

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  15. Ouachita Baptist University

    410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71998-0001

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  16. University of the Ozarks

    415 N College Ave, Clarksville, Arkansas 72830

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  17. Philander Smith College

    900 W. Daisy Bates Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202-3799

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  18. Williams Baptist College

    60 W Fulbright Avenue, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas 72476

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  19. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

    100 E. University, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753

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  20. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

    5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Biology Employment

Arkansas 1,300
National 232,950

Approximately 1% of the country's biology professionals work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Biology professionals In Arkansas

920 960 990 1,640 1,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of biology professionals is growing in Arkansas. In 2010 there were 380 more biology professionals working in Arkansas than there were in 2006. This represents a 41% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the change in the number of biology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of biology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Biology VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$49,713 $48,208 $53,380 $53,743 $56,432
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to biology professionals are growing in Arkansas. In 2006 biology professionals made a mean salary of $49,713 per year, and in 2010 they made $56,432 per year.

Salary percentiles for Biology professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$34,260
25th percentile
$42,507
50th percentile
$52,247
75th percentile
$69,545
90th percentile
$81,530

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of biology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid biology professionals earning 138% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arkansas state.

Average Salaries for Biology professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Biochemistry
$52,410
Biology
$56,432
Chemistry
$48,812

In Arkansas, biology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
21
master
11
doctor
7
Certificate
1
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The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited biology schools in Arkansas is increasing. In 2006 there were 543 biology graduates from biology courses in Arkansas and in 2010 there were 680 graduates.

This represents a 25% increase in the number of biology degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. A majority of these graduates, or 51%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in biology.

Biology Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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