Arkansas contains three schools that offer nutrition programs. University of Arkansas Main Campus, the highest-ranking nutrition school in AR, has a total student population of 19,849 and is the 1075th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 nutrition schools in Arkansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Arkansas Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($10,892/yr), with University of Central Arkansas as the lowest recorded at only $10,733/yr.
Nutrition students from Arkansas schools who go on to become nutritional scientists, nutritionists, holistic nutritionists, animal nutritionists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 53,220 people working as dietitians and nutritionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $53,230. Also, Health educators make on average $49,060 per year and there are about 63,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 270 employed health educators earning an average yearly salary of $36,050. Dietitians and nutritionists in this state earn $49,020/yr and there are 420 employed.
Also, within the nutrition schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nutrition, 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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