Arkansas contains three schools that offer ultrasound programs. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking ultrasound school in AR, has a total student population of 12,156 and is the 462nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 ultrasound 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 North Arkansas College as the lowest recorded at only $5,170/yr.
Ultrasound students from Arkansas schools who go on to become ultrasonographers, ultrasound technicians, ultrasound specialists, ultrasound professionals, 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, 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. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $52,180/yr and there are 470 employed.
Also, within the ultrasound schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from ultrasound, 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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