Arkansas contains two schools that offer wedding planning programs. Arkansas Tech University, the highest-ranking wedding planning school in AR, has a total student population of 8,814 and is the 2155th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 wedding planning schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Arkansas Tech University comes out as the most expensive ($7,149/yr), with North Arkansas College as the lowest recorded at only $5,170/yr.
Wedding Planning students from Arkansas schools who go on to become wedding planners, event planners, wedding consultants, bridal consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,530 people working as meeting and convention planners alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,060. Also, Travel agents make on average $32,450 per year and there are about 76,990 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 160 employed travel agents earning an average yearly salary of $28,000. Meeting and convention planners in this state earn $35,760/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the wedding planning schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from wedding planning, 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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