Arkansas contains fourteen schools that offer day care programs. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking day care school in AR, has a total student population of 12,156 and is the 462nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 day care schools in Arkansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, National Park Community College comes out as the most expensive ($11,876/yr), with East Arkansas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,502/yr.
Day Care students from Arkansas schools who go on to become child care workers, nannies, day care specialists, day care professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 595,650 people working as child care workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,940. Also, Child, family, and school social workers make on average $43,540 per year and there are about 277,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 1,290 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $35,620. Child care workers in this state earn $16,750/yr and there are 5,960 employed.
Also, within the day care schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from day care, 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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