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Criminology Schools In Arkansas

Criminology classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited criminology school in Arkansas. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in criminology in the state of Arkansas, which encompasses criminology training at the criminology bachelors degree level.


  1. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

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Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Criminology Employment

Arkansas 1,550
National 204,250

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

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Arkansas

1,230 1,350 1,400 1,360 1,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminology is a growing field in Arkansas. There were 320 more criminology professionals working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arkansas, this field has grown by 26% in four years. This is faster than the trend for criminology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of criminology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$37,485 $37,335 $38,450 $41,850 $42,965
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arkansas, as the number of criminology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by criminology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for criminology professionals in 2006 was $37,485 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,965 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Arkansas

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This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 177% pay differential between the highest paid criminology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of criminology in Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

In Arkansas, criminology professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited criminology school in Arkansas is decreasing. In 2006, 58 students graduated from criminology courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 52 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas by 10%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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