Arkansas contains six schools that offer computer programming programs. Northwest Technical Institute, the highest-ranking computer programming school in AR, has a total student population of 310 and is the 1760th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 computer programming schools in Arkansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arkansas at Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($13,005/yr), with Northwest Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $4,838/yr.
Computer Programming students from Arkansas schools who go on to become computer programmers, computer security specialists, computer support specialists, computer technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 367,880 people working as computer programmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,690. Also, Computer software engineers, applications make on average $90,170 per year and there are about 495,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 1,660 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average yearly salary of $64,150. Computer programmers in this state earn $63,610/yr and there are 4,470 employed.
Also, within the computer programming schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from computer programming, 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.
Arkansas Interesting Facts