Arkansas contains five schools that offer medical office programs. Northwest Technical Institute, the highest-ranking medical office school in AR, has a total student population of 310 and is the 1760th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 medical office schools in Arkansas, none 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 University of Arkansas Community College-Hope as the lowest recorded at only $4,676/yr.
Medical Office students from Arkansas schools who go on to become medical office administrators, office administrators, medical billing specialists, medical office assistants, 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, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 1,200 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $33,170. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $73,060/yr and there are 2,100 employed.
Also, within the medical office schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical office, 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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