Arkansas contains seven schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in AR, has a total student population of 1,022 and is the 1356th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 surgical technologist schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($16,327/yr), with Northwest Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $4,838/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Arkansas schools who go on to become surgical technologists, surgeons, surgical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 91,250 people working as surgical technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,710. Also, Surgeons make on average $219,770 per year and there are about 44,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 470 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $223,970. Surgical technologists in this state earn $34,260/yr and there are 1,010 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, 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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