Arkansas contains three schools that offer retail management programs. Arkansas State University-Beebe, the highest-ranking retail management school in AR, has a total student population of 4,491 and is the 4342nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 retail management schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, NorthWest Arkansas Community College comes out as the most expensive ($14,037/yr), with Arkansas Northeastern College as the lowest recorded at only $6,552/yr.
Retail Management students from Arkansas schools who go on to become retail managers, retail specialists, retail sales managers, retail professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,163,040 people working as firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $39,130. Also, General and operations managers make on average $110,550 per year and there are about 1,689,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 13,340 employed general and operations managers earning an average yearly salary of $89,410. Firstline supervisors/managers of retail sales workers in this state earn $31,720/yr and there are 13,210 employed.
Also, within the retail management schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from retail management, 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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