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Finance Schools In Arkansas

In Arkansas, there are 10 accredited schools where finance classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Arkansas' finance academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in finance includes finance training at the following levels:


  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. Arkansas State University-Main Campus

    2105 E. Aggie Road, Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

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

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. National Park Community College

    101 College Dr, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville

    2005 White Drive, Batesville, Arkansas 72503-3350

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

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. NorthWest Arkansas Community College

    One College Dr, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712-5091

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Strayer University-Arkansas

    10825 Financial Centre Pkwy Ste 400, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Finance Employment

Arkansas 13,160
National 2,457,330

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

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In Arkansas

13,630 13,750 13,650 14,250 13,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Finance is a shrinking field in Arkansas. In 2010 there were 470 less finance professionals working in Arkansas than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arkansas, this field has shrunk by 3% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of finance professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of finance professionals has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$54,875 $55,330 $57,596 $58,613 $62,983
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to finance professionals are growing in Arkansas. In 2006 finance professionals made a mean salary of $54,875 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,983 per year.

Salary percentiles for Finance 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 150% pay differential between the highest paid finance professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of finance in Arkansas.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Business Administration
Business Management
International Business
Risk Management
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of finance professionals is decreasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited finance schools in Arkansas state is increasing. In 2006, 27 students graduated from finance courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 345 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of finance school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas by 1178%. A majority of these graduates, or 56%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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