El Dorado, AR

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So you're from El Dorado, AR?

Fortunately for you, El Dorado, AR offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

El Dorado College and University Demographics

El Dorado's 3 colleges and universities offer a total of 38 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from nail technician/specialist and manicurist to early childhood education and teaching to cosmetology and related personal grooming arts, other.

The top-ranked school in El Dorado is Professional Cosmetology Education Center, with a student population of 43. In 2010, Professional Cosmetology Education Center was ranked 63rd in the nation. The most popular course of study at Professional Cosmetology Education Center is Cosmetology.

Tuition

El Dorado schools charge an average tuition of $623 per year. The El Dorado school charging the highest tuition rates is South Arkansas Community College, which charges students $1,868 per year. The lowest tuition rate in El Dorado is at South Arkansas Community College, which charges students $1,868 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at El Dorado colleges received an estimated $4,274,858 in financial aid. Of this aid, $4,225,558 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $2,170,667, which was given by South Arkansas Community College.

El Dorado Student Demographics

Approximately 1% of Arkansas students were enrolled in El Dorado colleges in 2010. That is 1,831 students. South Arkansas Community College had the most number of students of any college in El Dorado, with 1,772 students. Lynndale Fundamentals of Beauty LLC, with 16 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 65% of students who enroll as first year students at El Dorado schools return to complete their second year. The graduation rate for El Dorado schools is approximately 62%. Professional Cosmetology Education Center has a graduation rate of 98%, which is the highest in amongst El Dorado schools. The lowest graduation rate is 17% for South Arkansas Community College.

Diversity

Approximately 73% of students enrolled in El Dorado schools are female. 100 students are over 24 years old for every 100 college students In El Dorado, . In 2009, 39% of El Dorado college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. South Arkansas Community College had the highest percentage of diverse students in El Dorado, with 40% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

El Dorado Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 3,686 faculty employed by El Dorado colleges and universities. Of these faculty members, 44% were female and 35% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

The average faculty to student ratio for El Dorado schools was 1 to 1 in 2009. Arkansas Beauty College had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in El Dorado.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Office Clerks, General 3,000 $21,990 $28,240
2
Retail Salespersons 2,970 $21,340 $25,000
3
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 2,480 $19,740 $25,140
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,290 $24,210 $32,000
5
Registered Nurses 1,730 $49,940 $67,720
6
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1,660 $31,860 $41,360
7
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1,640 $28,800 $39,890
8
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 1,510 $39,560 $54,330
9
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,440 $28,680 $35,340
10
General and Operations Managers 1,430 $80,990 $113,100
11
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,280 $38,420 $50,770
12
Home Health Aides 1,250 $17,260 $21,760
13
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 1,170 $17,620 $24,180
14
Cooks, Fast Food 970 $16,990 $18,540
15
Correctional Officers and Jailers 970 $29,380 $42,780
16
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 910 $41,740 $54,880
17
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 830 $41,530 $62,260
18
Security Guards 690 $19,720 $26,870
19
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 630 $32,290 $55,620
20
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 560 $29,710 $29,200
21
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 530 $35,400 $45,860
22
Electricians 530 $38,040 $51,810
23
Social and Human Service Assistants 510 $26,670 $30,100
24
Cooks, Restaurant 490 $18,420 $23,260
25
Pharmacy Technicians 480 $22,680 $29,330
26
Accountants and Auditors 450 $52,030 $68,960
27
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 410 n/a $38,200
28
Legislators 380 $42,270 $38,470
29
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 360 $32,430 $42,250
30
Billing and Posting Clerks 340 $25,570 $33,270
31
Financial Managers 330 $60,470 $116,970
32
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 320 $37,940 $50,360
33
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 310 $38,120 $51,550
34
Carpenters 310 $36,370 $43,890
35
Industrial Production Managers 310 $81,370 $95,660
36
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 310 $33,250 $52,790
37
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 300 $69,170 $89,990
38
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 300 $27,980 $33,300
39
Instructional Coordinators 290 $49,300 $61,270
40
Loan Officers 290 $56,190 $65,900
41
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 290 $51,090 $55,970
42
Chief Executives 260 $110,040 $173,350
43
Lawyers 250 $96,930 $129,440
44
Dental Assistants 230 $24,090 $34,140
45
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 220 $35,660 $43,850
46
Administrative Services Managers 220 $56,070 $84,390
47
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 220 $26,940 $37,070
48
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 200 $55,710 $60,160
49
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 190 $40,510 $55,220
50
Medical and Health Services Managers 180 $67,950 $93,670