Criminal Justice Schools In Arkansas

There are 35 accredited criminal justice schools in Arkansas for faculty who teach criminal justice classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminal justice academic community in Arkansas, and the future trends in criminal justice training at the following levels:

  • Criminal Justice Certificate
  • Associates degree in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice
  • Masters degree in Criminal Justice
  • PhD degree in Criminal Justice


Schools

  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

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  2. Arkansas Baptist College

    1621 Dr. Martin Luther King Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202-6099

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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

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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. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

    183 College Drive, De Queen, Arkansas 71832

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  11. East Arkansas Community College

    1700 Newcastle Rd, Forrest City, Arkansas 72335

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  12. National Park Community College

    101 College Dr, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913

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  13. University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville

    2005 White Drive, Batesville, Arkansas 72503-3350

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  14. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

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  15. Arkansas Northeastern College

    2501 S Division, Blytheville, Arkansas 72316-1109

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  16. North Arkansas College

    1515 Pioneer Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601-5508

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  17. Ouachita Technical College

    One College Cir, Malvern, Arkansas 72104-0816

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  18. Ozarka College

    218 College Dr, Melbourne, Arkansas 72556-0010

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  19. University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton

    1537 University Blvd., Morrilton, Arkansas 72110

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  20. Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

    1000 Campus Drive, Helena, Arkansas 72342-0785

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  21. Southeast Arkansas College

    1900 Hazel St., Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603

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  22. Pulaski Technical College

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

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  23. University of Arkansas Community College-Hope

    2500 S Main, Hope, Arkansas 71802-0140

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  24. South Arkansas Community College

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

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  25. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

    100 E. University, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753

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  26. Southern Arkansas University Tech

    100 Carr Road, Camden, Arkansas 71701-1906

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  27. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

    5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649

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  28. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

    One College Dr, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712-5091

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  29. ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock

    4520 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204-9925

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  30. Arkansas State University-Mountain Home

    1600 South College Street, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653

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  31. Remington College-Little Rock Campus

    19 Remington Dr., Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

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  32. Arkansas State University-Newport

    7648 Victory Blvd, Newport, Arkansas 72112

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  33. University of Phoenix-Little Rock Campus

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

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  34. University of Phoenix-Northwest Arkansas Campus

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

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  35. Strayer University-Arkansas

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

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Arkansas 14,460
National 1,897,220

Of all of the criminal justice professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Arkansas

12,110 13,310 13,930 13,430 14,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of criminal justice professionals is growing in Arkansas. 2,070 more criminal justice professionals were working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arkansas, this field has grown by 17% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for criminal justice professionals which shows a 2% increase in the number of criminal justice professionals working around the nation.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$31,417 $34,405 $34,780 $36,359 $39,260
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of criminal justice professionals is growing, the salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are increasing in Arkansas. Criminal justice professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $31,417 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $39,260 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$23,502
25th percentile
$28,182
50th percentile
$33,988
75th percentile
$46,392
90th percentile
$66,123

Thus, criminal justice professionals' salaries grew by 20% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of criminal justice, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid criminal justice professionals earning 181% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arkansas state.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Criminal Justice
$38,213
Criminology
$42,965
Forensic Science
$39,420
Homeland Security
$34,940
Paralegal
$35,300

Criminal justice professionals in Arkansas earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas

associate
37
bachelor
13
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
43
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The number of students graduating from the 35 accredited criminal justice schools in Arkansas is decreasing. In Arkansas, there were 909 graduates in 2006. And there were 710 graduates from criminal justice courses in 2010.

This represents a 22% decrease in the number of criminal justice degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. Most of these graduates, or 44%, earned a undergraduate certificate in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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The number of criminal justice faculty, growth in the field of criminal justice academia and criminal justice faculty salaries in Arkansas, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching criminal justice courses to students at the certificate in criminal justice, associates degree in criminal justice, bachelors degree in criminal justice, masters degree in criminal justice, and doctoral degree in criminal justice levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of criminal justice in Arkansas. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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