Arkansas contains one school that offers travel and tourism programs. Arkansas State University-Main Campus has a total student population of 12,156 and is the 462nd highest ranked school in America.
Travel and Tourism students from Arkansas schools who go on to become travel agents, tourism agents, tourism specialists, tour guides, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 76,990 people working as travel agents alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $32,450. Also, Travel guides make on average $33,300 per year and there are about 4,270 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the travel and tourism schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from travel and tourism, 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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