Arkansas contains six schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Arkansas State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in AR, has a total student population of 12,156 and is the 462nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 x-ray technician schools in Arkansas, only 1 has 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.
X-Ray Technician students from Arkansas schools who go on to become X-ray technicians, sonography specialists, ultrasound technicians, ultrasound specialists, 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, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arkansas alone, there are 23,050 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $57,040. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $52,180/yr and there are 470 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, 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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