Arkansas contains thirteen schools that offer emergency management programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking emergency management school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 emergency management schools in Arkansas, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arkansas Baptist College comes out as the most expensive ($14,626/yr), with Southern Arkansas University Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $7,366/yr.
Emergency Management students from Arkansas schools who go on to become emergency management coordinators, EMTs, paramedics, emergency managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,060 people working as emergency management specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,900. Also, Management analysts make on average $84,650 per year and there are about 552,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 2,160 employed management analysts earning an average yearly salary of $59,860. Emergency management specialists in this state earn $38,860/yr and there are 140 employed.
Also, within the emergency management schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from emergency management, 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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