Colleges in Arkansas

There are 118 Colleges in Arkansas, serving a population of 2,977,944 people in an area of 52,021 square miles. There is 1 College per 25,236 people, and 1 College per 440 square miles.

The state of Arkansas is ranked 14th in Colleges per capita, and 36th in Colleges per square mile.

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Arkansas College Statistics

Find Arkansas College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Arkansas College Enrollment
 ArkansasUnited States
College/Grad School Enrollment185,987 (25.1%)22,848,124 (27.9%)
Arkansas Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 ArkansasUnited States
Some College, No Degree448,518 (22.6%)44,935,834 (20.8%)
Associate's Degree132,221 (6.7%)17,917,481 (8.3%)
Bachelor's Degree280,677 (14.1%)41,377,068 (19.1%)
Graduate/Professional Degree156,751 (7.9%)25,510,535 (11.8%)
Arkansas Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 ArkansasUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher437,42866,887,603
Arts, Humanities & Others86,059 (19.7%)15,191,554 (22.7%)
Business92,391 (21.1%)13,645,002 (20.4%)
Education87,654 (20.0%)8,503,371 (12.7%)
Science & Engineering124,447 (28.4%)23,297,975 (34.8%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields46,877 (10.7%)6,249,701 (9.3%)