Arkansas contains eight schools that offer athletic training programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking athletic training school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 athletic training schools in Arkansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryan University comes out as the most expensive ($32,563/yr), with Southern Arkansas University Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $7,366/yr.
Athletic Training students from Arkansas schools who go on to become athletic trainers, trainers, sports trainers, gymnastics instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,260 people working as athletic trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,020. Also, Coaches and scouts make on average $35,740 per year and there are about 179,830 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 1,030 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $42,920. Athletic trainers in this state earn $42,480/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the athletic training schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from athletic training, 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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