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2021 Highest Paid Information Science Graduates in Arkansas

17 Bachelor's Degrees
$61,000 Avg Salary
$41,042 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Information Science Graduates in ArkansasInformation Science is the #103 most popular major in Arkansas with 17 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.2% of all the IS bachelor's degrees in the country. When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Highest Paid IS list to help you make the college decision.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

How Much Do Information Science Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, information science majors that go to school in Arkansas go on to jobs making an average of $61,000 per year. This is 53% higher than the average college graduate, who only makes around $39,802 a year.

Nationwide, the average salary for graduates with a bachelor's degree in IS is $53,706. This means that degree holders from schools in Arkansas make 14% more than their countrywide peers.

Average Salary for IS Graduates from Schools in Arkansas  61,000
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Average Salary for IS Graduates from Schools Nationwide  53,706
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122,000
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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122,000

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2021 Highest Paid Information Science Grads in Arkansas

The highest paid IS majors graduate from the following colleges and universities.

Best Schools for Highly Paid IS Graduates in Arkansas

University of Arkansas at Little Rock comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. Located in the midsize city of Little Rock, UA Little Rock is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

IS majors at UA Little Rock take out an average of $16,057 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

Full Information Science at University of Arkansas at Little Rock Report

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Strayer University - Arkansas

Little Rock, AR

The #1 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Strayer University - Arkansas. Strayer University - Arkansas is a small private for-profit school located in the medium-sized city of Little Rock. Students who receive their bachelor's in IS from the school go on to jobs that make an average salary of $61,000.

After completing their bachelor's degree, IS graduates from Strayer University - Arkansas carry an average student debtload of $39,028. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $426.

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Best Information Science Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Information Science Colleges in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Georgia 220 344
Florida 214 152
Tennessee 209 5
North Carolina 207 126
Virginia 206 455
South Carolina 188 104
Alabama 183 59
Kentucky 177 116
Louisiana 163 57
Mississippi 158 0
West Virginia 142 21

Information Science is one of 10 different types of Computer & Information Sciences programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Computer Information Systems 280
Computer Science 129
Computer Software & Applications 32
Data Processing 18
Computer Systems Analysis 4

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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