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Computer Science Schools In Arkansas

In Arkansas, there are 8 accredited schools where computer science classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer science in the state of Arkansas, which encompasses computer science training at the following levels:


  1. Lyon College

    2300 Highland Road, Batesville, Arkansas 72501

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  2. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

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  3. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

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  4. Hendrix College

    1600 Washington Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72032-3080

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  5. John Brown University

    2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

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  6. Ouachita Baptist University

    410 Ouachita St, Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71998-0001

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  7. Philander Smith College

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

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  8. Southern Arkansas University Tech

    100 Carr Road, Camden, Arkansas 71701-1906

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Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Arkansas 8,830
National 1,479,220

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

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Arkansas

6,980 7,840 8,590 9,380 2,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, the field of computer science is shrinking. In Arkansas, 4,240 less computer science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arkansas, this field has shrunk by 61% in four years. This is slower than the trend for computer science professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of computer science professionals has shrunk by 71% between 2006 and 2010.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$49,738 $55,038 $57,734 $59,606 $63,860
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arkansas, as the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by computer science professionals are increasing. In 2006 computer science professionals made a mean salary of $49,738 per year, and in 2010 they made $63,860 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Arkansas

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Thus, computer science professionals' salaries grew by 22% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Arkansas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of computer science. The pay differential between the highest paid computer science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 166%

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Computer Engineering
Computer Forensics
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Information Systems
Information Technology

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited computer science schools in Arkansas is decreasing. In 2006 there were 55 computer science graduates from computer science courses in Arkansas and in 2010 there were 38 graduates.

This represents a 31% decrease in the number of computer science degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. 60% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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