Arkansas contains three schools that offer sonography programs. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking sonography school in AR, has a total student population of 12,156 and is the 462nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 sonography schools in Arkansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arkansas State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($9,497/yr), with University of Arkansas at Monticello as the lowest recorded at only $8,192/yr.
Sonography students from Arkansas schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 100 employed pediatricians, general earning an average yearly salary of $196,360. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $52,180/yr and there are 470 employed.
Also, within the sonography schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from sonography, 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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