Arkansas contains four schools that offer locksmith programs. Arkansas Tech University, the highest-ranking locksmith school in AR, has a total student population of 8,814 and is the 2155th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 locksmith schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, NorthWest Arkansas Community College comes out as the most expensive ($14,037/yr), with Arkansas State University-Beebe as the lowest recorded at only $6,687/yr.
Locksmith students from Arkansas schools who go on to become locksmiths, certified master locksmiths, road service locksmiths, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 16,910 people working as locksmiths and safe repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,550.
Also, within the locksmith schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from locksmith, 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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