Arkansas contains 49 schools that offer business and finance programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking business and finance school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 49 business and finance schools in Arkansas, only 5 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 East Arkansas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,502/yr.
Business and Finance students from Arkansas schools who go on to become business and finance professionals, event planners, web developers, SEOs, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Wholesale and retail buyers make on average $55,480 per year and there are about 116,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 2,200 employed wholesale and retail buyers earning an average yearly salary of $56,000. Business and financial operations employees in this state earn $52,170/yr and there are 39,830 employed.
Also, within the business and finance schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from business and finance, 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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