Arkansas contains 49 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 49 medicine and health 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.
Medicine and Health students from Arkansas schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, 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, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 23,050 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $57,040. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $73,060/yr and there are 2,100 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, 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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