University of Arkansas Rankings by Salary Score

University of Arkansas's Top Rankings

University of Arkansas is ranked on 5 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at University of Arkansas

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Arkansas's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at University of Arkansas to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for U of A Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 70 95% $22,250 $52,730 70
Agricultural Business and Management 61 98% $15,750 $45,700 61
Agricultural Public Services 28 100% Not Reported $32,930 28
Animal Sciences 34 98% $18,220 $28,600 34
Anthropology 23 94% $23,250 $23,030 23
Apparel and Textiles 95 92% $24,250 $45,210 95
Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services 32 100% Not Reported $36,670 32
Architecture 52 100% $27,500 $46,790 52
Biological/Biosystems Engineering 13 88% Not Reported $41,570 13
Biology, General 52 91% $21,500 $29,290 52
Biomedical/Medical Engineering 12 91% $18,510 $45,500 12
Business Administration, Management and Operations 87 98% $21,500 $52,750 87
Business/Managerial Economics 41 100% $23,340 $45,700 41
Chemical Engineering 80 96% $18,250 $73,720 80
Chemistry 12 95% $20,000 $29,690 12
Civil Engineering 15 98% $26,000 $55,690 15
Communication and Media Studies 80 98% $24,250 $38,830 80
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 46 92% $20,500 $25,190 46
Computer and Information Sciences, General 74 97% $25,000 $68,330 74
Computer Engineering 47 100% $21,500 $70,600 47
Criminal Justice and Corrections 40 95% $21,500 $33,990 40
Design and Applied Arts 98 100% Not Reported $50,860 98
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 32 94% Not Reported $21,230 32
Economics 19 100% Not Reported $39,010 19
Education, General 13 98% $26,000 $26,190 13
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 60 98% $24,190 $72,640 60
English Language and Literature, General 16 93% $21,130 $23,720 16
Finance and Financial Management Services 66 94% $22,700 $54,600 66
Fine and Studio Arts 62 98% $26,630 $27,870 62
Food Science and Technology 84 93% Not Reported $54,640 84
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 62 98% $21,500 $33,990 62
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 70 93% $20,500 $32,710 70
History 53 96% $21,750 $31,420 53
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 9 100% $22,250 $23,800 9
Human Resources Management and Services 29 100% $22,410 $41,790 29
Industrial Engineering 42 98% $20,270 $66,320 42
International Business 73 94% $19,500 $52,110 73
International Relations and National Security Studies 23 92% $21,590 $30,770 23
Journalism 83 98% $22,200 $37,960 83
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 54 97% $23,670 $55,000 54
Marketing 82 98% $23,890 $48,670 82
Mathematics 73 97% $25,250 $52,730 73
Mechanical Engineering 15 99% $20,750 $59,530 15
Music 88 97% $25,150 $35,930 88
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 52 100% $21,010 $33,460 52
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 78 92% $19,450 $36,370 78
Philosophy 19 92% Not Reported $22,770 19
Physics 25 100% Not Reported $36,140 25
Political Science and Government 52 94% $22,400 $35,770 52
Psychology, General 68 96% $23,250 $32,160 68
Public Health 24 95% $21,500 $30,410 24
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 34 99% $18,750 $60,970 34
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 33 97% $19,800 $29,690 33
Social Work 33 92% $19,380 $30,280 33
Sociology 38 91% $23,500 $30,890 38
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 76 96% $23,370 $39,370 76
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 66 100% Not Reported $39,010 66

Salary Scores for U of A Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 47 100% $20,500 $60,670 47
Agricultural Business and Management 32 94% Not Reported $54,810 32
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 1 100% $45,500 $37,210 1
Business Administration, Management and Operations 99 100% $38,680 $127,000 99
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 52 97% $33,610 $56,230 52
Educational Administration and Supervision 17 100% $21,500 $43,800 17
Educational/Instructional Media Design 45 100% Not Reported $53,360 45
Engineering-Related Fields 20 96% $24,150 $73,450 20
Engineering, General 49 100% Not Reported $87,530 49
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 48 96% $32,250 $83,180 48
Music 75 100% Not Reported $40,190 75
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 58 100% Not Reported $43,430 58
Social Work 40 97% $27,000 $44,280 40
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 48 94% $60,010 $44,360 48
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 44 98% $21,480 $45,720 44
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 66 100% $18,500 $53,360 66

Salary Scores for U of A Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 36 100% Not Reported $76,460 36
English Language and Literature, General 6 100% Not Reported $41,030 6
Law 35 94% $61,500 $56,950 35
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 34 100% $61,500 $106,420 34

Most Recent Reviews

John 12/9/2020

Cannot believe I have wasted so much money at this place. You will be harassed by K9 officers. You will have to fight parking for every penny you have, as they take great joy in causing you financial stress. Speaking of financial stress: there has been NO help from the college during COVID. They do not care and only want their money. Expect tough grading from the Walton business college and no leniency whatsoever. Many times what you are told to use to prepare from the exams is other not on the exam or phrased... Read More

Vanessa Powell 8/4/2019

The University of Arkansas definitely has a lot of school spirit. There are so many ways to get help at this school and they provide so many places to study. Many study tools are provided like tutoring and essay editing in the libraries and there are personal study rooms in most of the libraries too. Since the Fayetteville has such phenomenal weather, many people also study in the greek theatre and/or in hammocks around the campus. Another great aspect of this school is the gym. The school has a great gym... Read More