Arkansas contains four schools that offer health administration programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking health administration school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 health administration schools in Arkansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Harding University comes out as the most expensive ($13,745/yr), with Arkansas State University-Main Campus as the lowest recorded at only $9,497/yr.
Health Administration students from Arkansas schools who go on to become health administratorss, physicians, nurses, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Physicians and surgeons make on average $173,860 per year and there are about 274,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 2,920 employed physicians and surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $154,010. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $73,060/yr and there are 2,100 employed.
Also, within the health administration schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from health administration, 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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