Arkansas contains ten schools that offer phlebotomy programs. Southeast Arkansas College, the highest-ranking phlebotomy school in AR, has a total student population of 2,037 and is the 3587th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 phlebotomy schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home comes out as the most expensive ($14,991/yr), with Black River Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $4,517/yr.
Phlebotomy students from Arkansas schools who go on to become phlebotomists. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Medical assistants make on average $29,450 per year and there are about 495,970 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 1,930 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $26,100. Registered nurses in this state earn $57,040/yr and there are 23,050 employed.
Also, within the phlebotomy schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from phlebotomy, 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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