Psychology Schools In Arkansas

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

  • Psychology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Psychology
  • Masters degree in Psychology
  • PhD degree in Psychology


  1. University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    2801 S University Ave, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

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

    2300 Highland Road, Batesville, Arkansas 72501

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

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  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
  5. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

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

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

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

    Highway 425 South, Monticello, Arkansas 71656

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

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

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

    1100 Henderson Street, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71999-0001

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

    1600 Washington Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72032-3080

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. John Brown University

    2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  13. Ouachita Baptist University

    410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71998-0001

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

    415 N College Ave, Clarksville, Arkansas 72830

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  15. Philander Smith College

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  16. Williams Baptist College

    60 W Fulbright Avenue, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas 72476

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  17. Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

    100 E. University, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  18. University of Arkansas-Fort Smith

    5210 Grand Ave, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72913-3649

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  19. University of Phoenix-Little Rock Campus

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  20. University of Phoenix-Northwest Arkansas Campus

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Psychology Employment

Arkansas 650
National 112,810

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

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Arkansas

610 850 890 850 650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, psychology is a growing field. There were 40 more psychology professionals working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of psychology has grown by 7% in Arkansas. This is faster than the trend for psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$66,115 $66,150 $74,765 $80,265 $79,140
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to psychology professionals are growing in Arkansas. In 2006 psychology professionals made a mean salary of $66,115 per year, and in 2010 they made $79,140 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 16% growth in psychology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Arkansas state, within the field of psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid psychology professionals earn 190% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Arkansas, psychology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited psychology schools in Arkansas is increasing. In Arkansas, there were 592 graduates in 2006. And there were 615 graduates from psychology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 4% percent increase in the number of psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas. 67% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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