Arkansas contains two schools that offer anthropology programs. University of Arkansas Main Campus, the highest-ranking anthropology school in AR, has a total student population of 19,849 and is the 1075th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 anthropology schools in Arkansas, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arkansas at Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($13,005/yr), with University of Arkansas Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $10,892/yr.
Anthropology students from Arkansas schools who go on to become anthropologists, archaelogists, forensic professionals, market research analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 5,570 people working as anthropologists and archeologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $57,230. Also, Forensic science technicians make on average $55,070 per year and there are about 12,870 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the anthropology schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from anthropology, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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