Arkansas contains ten schools that offer banking programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking banking school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 banking schools in Arkansas, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home comes out as the most expensive ($14,991/yr), with University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton as the lowest recorded at only $6,274/yr.
Banking students from Arkansas schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 39,830 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $52,170. Financial specialists in this state earn $47,680/yr and there are 570 employed.
Also, within the banking schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from banking, 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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