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#35 Most Popular State/Terr. for Grad Students
18 Colleges
7,998 Yearly Graduations
$46,288 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, 7,998 students received a graduate degree in Arkansas, making it rank #35 in the nation in terms of graduations. Although cost varies from school to school, the average graduate in-state tuition for the state is $11,572 per year, while out-of-state students pay an average of $15,390 per year.

Learn more about the most popular graduate schools in the state below:

Public Public vs. Private
2,610 Yearly Degrees
$4,986 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Arkansas State University - Main Campus handed out 2,610 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #1 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Arkansas State University - Main Campus

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,986 $9,972
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,436 $1,436
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $277 $554

#2

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Public Public vs. Private
1,632 Yearly Degrees
$7,752 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Arkansas was ranked the #2 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 1,632 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Arkansas

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,752 $21,032
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,089 $1,089
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $431 $1,168

#3

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Little Rock, Arkansas
Public Public vs. Private
822 Yearly Degrees
$5,760 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Arkansas at Little Rock was ranked the #3 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 822 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Arkansas at Little Rock

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,760 $13,050
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,834 $1,834
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $320 $725

#4

University of Central Arkansas

Conway, Arkansas
Public Public vs. Private
648 Yearly Degrees
$5,018 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Central Arkansas handed out 648 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #4 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Central Arkansas

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,018 $10,037
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,521 $1,521
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $279 $558

Public Public vs. Private
589 Yearly Degrees
$7,737 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was ranked the #5 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 589 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,737 $15,918
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,697 $1,697
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $430 $885

Public Public vs. Private
382 Yearly Degrees
$5,040 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 18 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, Southern Arkansas University Main Campus ranked #6 in terms of popularity with 382 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,040 $7,920
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,542 $1,542
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $280 $440

#7

Harding University

Searcy, Arkansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
367 Yearly Degrees
$13,372 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Harding handed out 367 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #7 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Harding University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,372 $13,372
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $520 $520
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $742 $742

#8

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, Arkansas
Public Public vs. Private
365 Yearly Degrees
$5,256 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 18 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, ATU ranked #8 in terms of popularity with 365 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Arkansas Tech University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,256 $10,512
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,481 $1,481
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $292 $584

#9

John Brown University

Siloam Springs, Arkansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
207 Yearly Degrees
$14,400 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, JBU handed out 207 graduate degrees. This makes it the #9 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for John Brown University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,400 $14,400
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $0 $0
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $560 $560

#10

Henderson State University

Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Public Public vs. Private
182 Yearly Degrees
$5,058 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Henderson State University handed out 182 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #10 most popular graduate school in the state. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Henderson State University

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,058 $6,318
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,329 $1,329
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $281 $351

#11

University of Arkansas at Monticello

Monticello, Arkansas
Public Public vs. Private
135 Yearly Degrees
$6,631 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Arkansas at Monticello was ranked the #11 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 135 graduate degrees were handed out that year. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Arkansas at Monticello

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,631 $12,511
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,496 $2,496
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $276 $521

#12

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Public Public vs. Private
26 Yearly Degrees
$5,184 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Out of the 18 schools in the state that offer graduate programs, UAPB ranked #12 in terms of popularity with 26 graduate degrees handed out in 2019. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $5,184 $11,760
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,386 $2,386
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $216 $490

#13

Strayer University - Arkansas

Little Rock, Arkansas
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees
$14,940 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Strayer University - Arkansas handed out 18 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #13 most popular graduate school in the state. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for Strayer University - Arkansas

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,940 $14,940
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $195 $195
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $553 $553

#14

Williams Baptist College

Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees

Williams Baptist College was ranked the #14 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 5 graduate degrees were handed out that year.

#14

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

Fort Smith, Arkansas
Public Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees
$7,092 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith was ranked the #14 most popular graduate school in the state in 2019. All in all, 5 graduate degrees were handed out that year. These are the average costs for students attending the school, based on recent data.

Average Tuition and Fees for University of Arkansas - Fort Smith

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,092 $11,394
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $1,341 $1,341
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $394 $633

#14

Hendrix College

Conway, Arkansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
5 Yearly Degrees
$47,250 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Hendrix handed out 5 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #14 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Hendrix College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $47,250 $47,250
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $350 $350
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $1,425 $1,425

#17

Ecclesia College

Springdale, Arkansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$11,250 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

Ecclesia College handed out 0 graduate degrees in 2019, making it the #17 most popular graduate school in the state. The table below lists the tuition and fees for the school, based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Ecclesia College

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $11,250 $11,250
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $75 $75
Part-Time per Credit Hour Tuition for Grad Students $625 $625

#17

Arkansas Colleges of Health Education

Fort Smith, Arkansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$30,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State)

In 2019, Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine handed out 0 graduate degrees. This makes it the #17 most popular school in the state in this category. The following table gives a breakdown of the tuition costs to attend the school. This is based on the most recent data available.

Average Tuition and Fees for Arkansas Colleges of Health Education

In-State Out-of-State
Avg. Full Time Graduate Tuition $30,000 $30,000
Avg. Required Fees for Full-Time Grad Students $2,500 $2,500

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