Arkansas contains 31 schools that offer computer forensics programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking computer forensics school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 31 computer forensics schools in Arkansas, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Little Rock Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,843/yr), with Black River Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $4,517/yr.
Computer Forensics students from Arkansas schools who go on to become computer forensics specialists, computer security specialists, computer and information scientists, computer support specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 512,720 people working as computer systems analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,430. Also, Computer specialists make on average $78,010 per year and there are about 195,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 540 employed computer specialists earning an average yearly salary of $56,200. Computer systems analysts in this state earn $61,700/yr and there are 2,740 employed.
Also, within the computer forensics schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from computer forensics, 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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