Arkansas contains five schools that offer CAD programs. Northwest Technical Institute, the highest-ranking CAD school in AR, has a total student population of 310 and is the 1760th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 CAD schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($22,599/yr), with East Arkansas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,502/yr.
CAD students from Arkansas schools who go on to become drafters, architects, computer aided designers, project architects, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,290 people working as drafters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,210. Also, Architectural and civil drafters make on average $47,710 per year and there are about 105,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 570 employed architectural and civil drafters earning an average yearly salary of $41,470. Drafters in this state earn $35,120/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the CAD schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from CAD, 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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