Directory of Member Institutions

 Projected Graduates 2000-2015

Educational Attainment, People 25 and older
%State rank
High School: 84.4%43
Bachelor's degree: 20.7%49
Migration/Immigration Projections 2000-2010
#Rank
Net internal migrants: 13,11838
Net international migrants19822
Rural/Urban Population
% in metropolitan area56.2%
% in nonmetropolitan area43.8%

 Tuition and Family Income

Average tuition (including fees)
Public 2-year: $3,101
Public 4-year: $7,567
Median Income
Family of 4: $58,262
Tuition as a % of family income
Public 2-year: 5.3%
Public 4-year: 13.0%

 State Racial/Ethnic Percentages

African American: 15.4%
Asian/Pacific: 1.6%
Hispanic: 6.9%
Native American: 0.7%
White: 73.7%
Other/Multiple: 1.7%
Total Minority: 24.6%

 Economics

Gross State Product (in billions)
Amount: $124.22
National Rank: 34
% change 2004-05:4.4
Number of Businesses (1995-2000)
Number: 344
% Change: 0.5%

Member Institutions in Arkansas


 Number of Colleges

Public: 23
Independent: 1
Tribal: 0

 Credit Enrollment

Fall 2001: 54,379
Fall 2004: 66,155
Full-year 2003/2004: 99,061
% of population served:

 Student Characteristics

Gender
Male: 38.3%
Female: 61.7%
Attendance Status
Full-time: 48.2%
Part-time: 51.8%
Race/ethnicity
African American: 22.3%
Asian/Pacific: 1.3%
Hispanic: 5.4%
Native American: 0.7%
White: 65.1%
Other: 5.2%
Total Minority:29.7%
AgePart-timeFull-time
17 and younger: 22.8%2.9%
18 to 21: 18.0%43.9%
22 to 29: 26.5%28.2%
30 to 39: 16.9%15.1%
40 and older: 15.8%9.9%

 Average Faculty Salary

Public 2-year: $58,305
Public 4-year: $80,827
Independent 2-year: $46,464
Independent 4-year: $62,529

 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: $324.36
Community colleges: $123.93
% to community colleges: 38.2%
State Grant Aid
All sectors: $152.35

 Appropriation

All higher education (in thousands)
State: $174,108,626
Local: $25,204,851
Total: $199,313,477

 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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