Forensic Science Schools In Arkansas

Forensic Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 19 accredited forensic science schools in Arkansas. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic science and forensic science training in Arkansas, which includes forensic science training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forensic Science
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Science


Schools

  1. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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

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  2. Arkansas State University-Beebe

    1000 Iowa Street, Beebe, Arkansas 72012-1000

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  3. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

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  4. University of Arkansas at Monticello

    Highway 425 South, Monticello, Arkansas 71656

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  5. Black River Technical College

    1410 Hwy 304 East, Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455

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  6. Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas

    183 College Drive, De Queen, Arkansas 71832

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  7. University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville

    2005 White Drive, Batesville, Arkansas 72503-3350

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  8. Arkansas Northeastern College

    2501 S Division, Blytheville, Arkansas 72316-1109

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  9. North Arkansas College

    1515 Pioneer Dr, Harrison, Arkansas 72601-5508

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  10. Ouachita Technical College

    One College Cir, Malvern, Arkansas 72104-0816

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  11. University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton

    1537 University Blvd., Morrilton, Arkansas 72110

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  12. Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas

    1000 Campus Drive, Helena, Arkansas 72342-0785

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  13. Southeast Arkansas College

    1900 Hazel St., Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603

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  14. Pulaski Technical College

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

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  15. University of Arkansas Community College-Hope

    2500 S Main, Hope, Arkansas 71802-0140

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  16. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

    5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649

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  17. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

    One College Dr, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712-5091

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  18. Arkansas State University-Mountain Home

    1600 South College Street, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653

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  19. Arkansas State University-Newport

    7648 Victory Blvd, Newport, Arkansas 72112

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Forensic Science Employment

Arkansas 120
National 12,390

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

Employment Growth for Forensic science professionals In Arkansas

120 80 90 130 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, the field of forensic science is shrinking. This represents a 0% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for forensic science professionals which shows a 1% increase in the number of forensic science professionals working around the nation.

Forensic Science VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$34,870 $35,230 $40,940 $39,280 $39,420
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forensic science professionals are growing in Arkansas. Forensic science professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $34,870 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $39,420 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic science professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$27,700
25th percentile
$30,190
50th percentile
$38,260
75th percentile
$42,650
90th percentile
$57,430

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 107% pay differential between the highest paid forensic science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic science in Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Forensic science professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Computer Forensics
$50,280
Criminal Justice
$38,213
Criminology
$42,965
Forensic Accounting
$47,630
Forensic Nursing
$38,765
Forensic Psychology
$79,140
Forensic Science
$39,420

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas

associate
19
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
27
Total47

The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited forensic science schools in Arkansas is increasing. In 2006, 3 students graduated from forensic science courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 6 students graduated.

Thus there was a 100% percent increase in the number of forensic science school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas. 57% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in forensic science.

Forensic Science Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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