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Allied Health Professions Schools in Arkansas

1,088 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Allied Health Professions is the 11th most popular major out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Arkansas

Allied Health majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 393
Associate’s Degree 257
Bachelor’s Degree 176
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 172
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 172
Master’s Degree 90

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 11.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 78.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 3.7%
Allied Health Professions Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Arkansas

12,600 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Arkansas

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

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 33 colleges in Arkansas that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

145 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,768 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 85% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 1.70% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $57,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,443 Total Students

A typical student attending SouthArk will pay a net price of $7,556. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,500 a year.

#3

Arkansas Tech University

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,362. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.63 years to graduate.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,472 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it. In their early career, Black River Technical College grads earn an average salary of $22,500. A typical student attending Black River Technical College will pay a net price of $6,849.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
616 Total Students

The 4.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, BHCLR grads earn an average salary of $47,300. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

#6

National Park College

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

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,100 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,676 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,000 after earning their degree at this institution. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 57%.

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

The full-time teacher rate is 76%. A typical student attending A-State will pay a net price of $13,605. Most students complete their degree in 4.51 years.

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,100 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 65%. 93% of students get financical aid.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,879 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 81% are considered full time.

Allied Health Professions Careers in AR

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Physician Assistants 39% $102,160
Health Specialties Professors 26% $112,810
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 25% $44,360
Respiratory Therapists 24% $50,660
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 22% $62,090
Radiation Therapists 21% $67,570
Health Technologists and Technicians 19% $37,970
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 15% $29,300
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 11% $73,190
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 11% $58,080
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 2,869
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,077
Health Sciences & Services 1,098
Health/Medical Admin Services 922
Allied Health Services 557
Communication Sciences 348
Rehabilitation Professions 344
Health/Medical Prep Programs 245

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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