Arkansas contains five schools that offer christian programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking christian school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 christian schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ecclesia College comes out as the most expensive ($16,321/yr), with Williams Baptist College as the lowest recorded at only $10,905/yr.
Christian students from Arkansas schools who go on to become pastors, ministers, priests, christian faith workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,140 people working as religious workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,160. Also, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 14,040 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $35,210. Religious workers in this state earn $27,790/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the christian schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from christian, 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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