Arkansas contains twelve schools that offer clinical research programs. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking clinical research school in AR, has a total student population of 12,156 and is the 462nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 clinical research schools in Arkansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($16,327/yr), with North Arkansas College as the lowest recorded at only $5,170/yr.
Clinical Research students from Arkansas schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 1,520 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $30,500. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $33,170/yr and there are 1,200 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from clinical research, 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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