Arkansas contains 34 schools that offer tax accounting programs. Harding University, the highest-ranking tax accounting school in AR, has a total student population of 6,484 and is the 224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 34 tax accounting schools in Arkansas, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Little Rock Campus comes out as the most expensive ($23,843/yr), with Black River Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $4,517/yr.
Tax Accounting students from Arkansas schools who go on to become tax accountants, accountants, forensic accountants, tax preparers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,106,980 people working as accountants and auditors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,430. Also, Tax preparers make on average $36,060 per year and there are about 61,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 730 employed tax preparers earning an average yearly salary of $25,470. Accountants and auditors in this state earn $52,490/yr and there are 5,390 employed.
Also, within the tax accounting schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from tax accounting, 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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