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General Engineering Schools in Arkansas

In 2019-2020, 177 students earned their Engineering degrees in AR.

In this state, General Engineering is the 24th most popular major out of a total 137 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of General Engineering Majors in Arkansas

Engineering majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 60
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 48
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 48
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 48

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a engineering major is more popular with men than with women.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of engineering majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 1.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • White: 58.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 26.6%
  • Other Races: 4.0%

Jobs for General Engineering Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 1,650 people employed in jobs related to an engineering degree, compared to 367,850 nationwide.


Wages for General Engineering Jobs in Arkansas

Engineering grads earn an average of $91,380 in the state and $113,680 nationwide.


There are 4 colleges in Arkansas that offer engineering degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:


University of Arkansas

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
27,562 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.31 years to graduate. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

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7 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
8,899 Total Students

A typical student attending UA Little Rock will pay a net price of $14,906. Most students complete their degree in 4.50 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,200 a year.

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5 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
13,106 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,406. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation.

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Arkansas Tech University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
10,829 Total Students

The average student takes 4.48 years to complete their degree at ATU. The student loan default rate is 9.10% which is lower than average. 99% of the teachers are full time.

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General Engineering Careers in AR

Some of the careers engineering majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Engineers 16% $61,670
Engineering Professors 12% $90,990
Architectural and Engineering Managers 10% $115,560

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to engineering.

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Electrical Engineering 30
Civil Engineering 15
Mechanical Engineering 12
Industrial Engineering 10
Agricultural Engineering 6
Computer Engineering 5
Systems Engineering 3
Environmental Engineering 1

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