Chemistry Schools In Arkansas

In Arkansas, there are 16 accredited schools where chemistry classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of chemistry and chemistry training in Arkansas, which includes chemistry training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Chemistry
  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry
  • Masters degree in Chemistry
  • PhD degree in Chemistry


Schools

  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Lyon College

    2300 Highland Road, Batesville, Arkansas 72501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Arkansas

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

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

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Arkansas Tech University

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

    NR U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of Arkansas at Monticello

    Highway 425 South, Monticello, Arkansas 71656

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

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  9. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Henderson State University

    1100 Henderson Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71999-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Hendrix College

    1600 Washington Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72032-3080

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  12. John Brown University

    2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

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  13. Ouachita Baptist University

    410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71998-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of the Ozarks

    415 N College Ave, Clarksville, Arkansas 72830

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  15. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

    100 E. University, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753

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  16. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

    5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Chemistry Employment

Arkansas 910
National 212,310

Of all of the chemistry professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Arkansas.

Employment Growth for Chemistry professionals In Arkansas

2,330 2,100 1,310 1,200 910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Chemistry is a shrinking field in Arkansas. 1,420 less chemistry professionals were working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of chemistry professionals has shrunk by 61%. This decline is faster than the national trend for chemistry professionals which shows a 5% decrease in the number of chemistry professionals working around the nation.

Chemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$44,958 $48,130 $49,378 $50,668 $48,812
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Chemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by chemistry professionals is increasing in Arkansas. The mean salary for chemistry professionals in 2006 was $44,958 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,812 per year.

Salary percentiles for Chemistry professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$30,198
25th percentile
$36,462
50th percentile
$44,935
75th percentile
$59,182
90th percentile
$73,828

Thus, chemistry professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of chemistry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid chemistry professionals earning 144% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arkansas state.

Average Salaries for Chemistry professionals and related professions in Arkansas

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

Chemistry professionals in Arkansas earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
17
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total22

As the number of chemistry professionals is decreasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited chemistry schools in Arkansas state is increasing. In 2006, 117 students graduated from chemistry courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 154 students graduated.

This represents a 32% increase in the number of chemistry degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. Most of these graduates, or 77%, earned an bachelor's degree in chemistry.

Chemistry Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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