Arkansas contains five schools that offer audio programs. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking audio school in AR, has a total student population of 12,156 and is the 462nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 audio schools in Arkansas, only 4 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 Arkansas State University-Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $9,497/yr.
Audio students from Arkansas schools who go on to become audio professionals, audio production engineers, audio engineers, audio recording professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,070 people working as audio and video equipment technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,450. Also, Sound engineering technicians make on average $53,940 per year and there are about 15,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 60 employed sound engineering technicians earning an average yearly salary of $41,580. Audio and video equipment technicians in this state earn $34,940/yr and there are 190 employed.
Also, within the audio schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from audio, 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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