Arkansas contains four schools that offer fire science programs. Southeast Arkansas College, the highest-ranking fire science school in AR, has a total student population of 2,037 and is the 3587th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 fire science schools in Arkansas, none have 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 Black River Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $4,517/yr.
Fire Science students from Arkansas schools who go on to become fire scientists, firemen, firewomen, firefighters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Fire inspectors and investigators make on average $56,310 per year and there are about 12,180 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the fire science schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from fire science, 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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