Arkansas contains 43 schools that offer healthcare programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking healthcare school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 43 healthcare schools in Arkansas, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryan University comes out as the most expensive ($32,563/yr), with East Arkansas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,502/yr.
Healthcare students from Arkansas schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 490 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $47,330. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $41,930/yr and there are 300 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from healthcare, 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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