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Arkansas Technical Schools

Electronics and computer technology, accounting and office and new media technologies and maintenance technologies—these are just a few of the career field’s available to technical school graduates. Technical school graduates may work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians and paramedics, engineering technicians, sound engineering technicians and more. Most Arkansas technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school to match your education path will be easy.

Arkansas technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Arkansas is home to noted technical colleges such as Arkansas Tech University (est. 1909), Pulaski Technical College (est. 1945), Arkansas State University-Technical Center (est. 1909) and Northwest Technical Institute (est. 1975). Overall, the state of Arkansas has 33 public and 16 private institutions with more than 136,457 undergraduate students enrolled. Thousands of Arkansas students attend technical school, with more than 17,000 enrolled in Arkansas’s top technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Arkansas Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Arkansas technical school is $5,427 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at a private Arkansas technical school is $14,178 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Arkansas technical schools start at around $150 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $250 per credit hour. Students will pay the same tuition and fees for online technical programs as on-campus programs, but you will save a significant amount of money by eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs. The average room and board cost for public Arkansas colleges is $5,170 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Arkansas Technical Schools and Enrollment

Arkansas Tech University (avg. enrollment, 8,253 students)
Pulaski Technical College (avg. enrollment, 8,768 students)
Arkansas State University-Technical Center (avg. enrollment, 9,413 students  overall)
Northwest technical Institute (avg. enrollment, 100+ students)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Arkansas

Arkansas Tech University
Pulaski Technical College
ITT Technical Institute-Little Rock, AR

Accredited Arkansas Technical Schools

Arkansas Tech University
Pulaski Technical College
Arkansas State University-Technical Center

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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