Arkansas contains two schools that offer software programs. ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock, the highest-ranking software school in AR, has a total student population of 695 and is the 3777th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 software schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($22,599/yr), with Southern Arkansas University Tech as the lowest recorded at only $9,240/yr.
Software students from Arkansas schools who go on to become software developers, software engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 385,200 people working as computer software engineers, systems software alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,620. Also, Computer programmers make on average $74,690 per year and there are about 367,880 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 4,470 employed computer programmers earning an average yearly salary of $63,610. Computer software engineers, systems software in this state earn $71,400/yr and there are 900 employed.
Also, within the software schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from software, 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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