Arkansas contains 22 schools that offer beauty programs. Imagine-Paul Mitchell Partner School, the highest-ranking beauty school in AR, has a total student population of 192 and is the 1102nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 beauty schools in Arkansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Searcy Beauty College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($35,919/yr), with Velvatex College of Beauty Culture as the lowest recorded at only $4,188/yr.
Beauty students from Arkansas schools who go on to become aestheticians, hair stylists, hairdressers, hairstylists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 28,210 people working as skin care specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $31,990. Also, Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists make on average $27,070 per year and there are about 349,210 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 2,060 employed hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists earning an average yearly salary of $26,960. Skin care specialists in this state earn $31,310/yr and there are 120 employed.
Also, within the beauty schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from beauty, 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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