Arkansas contains six schools that offer court reporting programs. Southeast Arkansas College, the highest-ranking court reporting school in AR, has a total student population of 2,037 and is the 3587th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 court reporting schools in Arkansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, NorthWest Arkansas Community College comes out as the most expensive ($14,037/yr), with University of Arkansas Community College-Hope as the lowest recorded at only $4,676/yr.
Court Reporting students from Arkansas schools who go on to become court reporters, freelance court reporters, certified shorthand reporters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 18,780 people working as court reporters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,460. Also, Procurement clerks make on average $36,430 per year and there are about 78,150 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 730 employed procurement clerks earning an average yearly salary of $32,490. Court reporters in this state earn $32,640/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the court reporting schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from court reporting, 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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