Arkansas contains three schools that offer pharmacy programs. Arkansas State University-Beebe, the highest-ranking pharmacy school in AR, has a total student population of 4,491 and is the 4342nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 pharmacy schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arkansas State University-Beebe comes out as the most expensive ($6,687/yr), with Mid-South Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,216/yr.
Pharmacy students from Arkansas schools who go on to become pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy professionals, pharmacist in charges, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 267,860 people working as pharmacists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $106,630. Also, Pharmacy aides make on average $22,330 per year and there are about 52,230 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 410 employed pharmacy aides earning an average yearly salary of $20,170. Pharmacists in this state earn $96,110/yr and there are 2,820 employed.
Also, within the pharmacy schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from pharmacy, 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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