Fashion Schools In Arkansas

In Arkansas, there is only one accredited school where fashion classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion and fashion training in Arkansas, which includes fashion training at the fashion bachelors degree level.


  1. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Fashion Employment

Arkansas 37,630
National 4,625,040

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

Employment Growth for Fashion professionals In Arkansas

40,320 39,040 40,290 38,560 37,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Fashion is a shrinking field in Arkansas. 2,690 less fashion professionals were working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fashion has shrunk by 7% in Arkansas. This decline is faster than the national trend for fashion professionals which shows a 6% decrease in the number of fashion professionals working around the nation.

Fashion VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$43,784 $46,230 $48,948 $49,304 $50,116
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by fashion professionals is increasing in Arkansas. In 2006 fashion professionals made a mean salary of $43,784 per year, and in 2010 they made $50,116 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Arkansas

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This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of fashion, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid fashion professionals earning 219% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arkansas state.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising

In Arkansas, fashion professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited fashion school in Arkansas is decreasing. In 2006, 12 students graduated from fashion courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 7 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of fashion school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas by 42%. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in fashion.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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