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Allied Health Professions Schools in Arkansas

998 students earned Allied Health degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a allied health major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 11.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • White: 78.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 3.2%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Arkansas

There are 12,600 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Arkansas

Allied Health grads earn an average of $49,680 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

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There are 32 colleges in Arkansas that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,443 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,768 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 1.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 85% are considered full time.

#3

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville
74 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,829 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,362. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.10%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,900 a year.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,472 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
616 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.30% which is lower than average. 100% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

National Park College

Hot Springs
50 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,077 Total Students

In their early career, National Park College grads earn an average salary of $22,100. This public school has an average net price of $8,205. 100% of the teachers are full time.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,676 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $23,000 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $4,684.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,356 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,605. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
6,265 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $10,397.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
10,869 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 78%. The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at UCA.

Allied Health Professions Careers in AR

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 22% $62,090
Health Technologists and Technicians 19% $37,970
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 15% $29,300
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 11% $58,080
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 11% $73,190
Surgical Technologists 11% $41,370
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 10% $46,390
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -57% $47,010

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,077
Health Sciences & Services 1,094
Health/Medical Admin Services 884
Allied Health Services 557
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 244
Dental Support Services 189
Mental & Social Health Services 83
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 24

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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