Directory of Member Institutions

 Projected Graduates 2000-2015

Educational Attainment, People 25 and older
%State rank
High School: 80.2%42
Bachelor's degree: 18.1%49
Migration/Immigration Projections 2000-2010
#Rank
Net internal migrants: 133,59111
Net international migrants11,25439
Rural/Urban Population
% in metropolitan area58.5%
% in nonmetropolitan area41.5%

 Tuition and Family Income

Average tuition (including fees)
Public 2-year: $1,699
Public 4-year: $4,297
Median Income
Family of 4: $49,790
Tuition as a % of family income
Public 2-year: 3.4%
Public 4-year: 8.6%

 State Racial/Ethnic Percentages

African American: 15.2%
Asian/Pacific: 1.1%
Hispanic: 4.4%
Native American: 0.7%
White: 77.5%
Other/Multiple: 1.2%
Total Minority: 22.5%

 Economics

Gross State Product (in billions)
Amount: $86.80
National Rank: 31
% change 2004-05:2.6
Number of Businesses (1995-2000)
Number: 2,554
% Change: 4.1%

Member Institutions in Arkansas


 Number of Colleges

Public: 25
Independent: 1
Tribal: 0

 Credit Enrollment

Fall 2001: 44,922
Fall 2004: 54,379
Full-year 2003/2004: 79,372
% of population served: 3.8%

 Student Characteristics

Gender
Male: 36.3%
Female: 63.7%
Attendance Status
Full-time: 49.1%
Part-time: 50.9%
Race/ethnicity
African American: 18.3%
Asian/Pacific: 1.3%
Hispanic: 2.1%
Native American: 1.1%
White: 76.1%
Other: 1.1%
Total Minority:22.9%
AgePart-timeFull-time
17 and younger: 15.4%2.9%
18 to 21: 20.5%49.4%
22 to 29: 26.0%26.4%
30 to 39: 18.5%13.4%
40 and older: 19.6%7.9%

 Average Faculty Salary

Public 2-year: $38,833
Public 4-year: $52,907
Independent 2-year: $24,245
Independent 4-year: $47,697

 Full Time Employees

#% newly hired
Faculty: 2,2638.5%
Executive/management: 4743.6%
Other Professionals: 1,2665.6%
Other staff: 1,9606.0%

 Financial Aid

Pell Grants (in millions)
State total: $145.85
Community colleges: $70.32
% to community colleges: 48.2%
State Grant Aid
All sectors: $21.15

 Appropriation

All higher education (in thousands)
State: $685,113
Local: $11,987
Total: $697,100

 Highest Paying Occupations

Occupation
Median Salary
Commercial Pilots$56,900
Radiation Therapists$54,600
Nuclear Medicine Technologists$51,500
Computer Specialists, All Other$47,700
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay$47,700

 Fastest Growing Occupations

Occupation
2002
2012
% Change
Physical therapist assistants50080060.0%
Occupational therapist assistants15024060.0%
Medical records and health information technicians1,2301,84049.6%
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors8401,25048.8%
Environmental science and protection technicians, including health24035045.8%

 Fastest Declining Occupations

Occupation
2002
2012
% Change
Travel agents390350-10.3%
Electrical and electronics repairers, powerhouse, substation, and relay510470-7.8%
Prepress technicians and workers830790-4.8%
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists2,5102,440-2.8%
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