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So you're from Arlington, TX?

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


 

Arlington College and University Demographics

Arlington's 12 colleges and universities offer a total of 177 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from teacher education and professional development, specific levels and methods, other to civil engineering, general to german language and literature.

The top-ranked school in Arlington is Ogle School Hair Skin Nails, with a student population of 299. In 2010, Ogle School Hair Skin Nails was ranked 60th in the nation. Amongst students at Ogle School Hair Skin Nails, the most popular area of study is Beauty.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Arlington schools is $4,654 per year. ITT Technical Institute-Arlington charges students $18,048 per year in tuition, which is the highest tuition rate in Arlington. Arlington Baptist College has the lowest tuition rate at $7,340 per year.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at Arlington colleges received an estimated $60,584,418 in financial aid. Of this aid, $58,291,703 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The University of Texas at Arlington gave its students $41,709,279 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Arlington school.

Arlington Student Demographics

In 2010, 31,556 students were enrolled in Arlington schools, which was 2% of the total college students in Texas. The school with the highest number of student enrolled in Arlington was The University of Texas at Arlington, with 28,085 students. American Broadcasting School, with only 75 students, had the lowest total enrollment in Arlington.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 71% of students who enroll as first year students at Arlington schools return to complete their second year. For every 100 students who enroll in Arlington schools, 88 eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Arlington Baptist College has a graduation rate of 100%, while ITT Technical Institute-Arlington has a graduation rate of 34%.

Diversity

Arlington schools have a student population that is approximately 54% female. 64% of Arlington college students are 24 years old or younger. For every 100 Arlington college students, 55 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. The highest percentage of diverse students in Arlington in 2009 was at Regency Beauty Institute-Arlington, which had a minority student population that was 100% of the total student population of the school.

Arlington Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 5,705 faculty employed by Arlington colleges and universities. Of these faculty members, 53% were female and 28% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 7 for colleges and universities in Arlington. Texas School of Business East Inc had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Arlington.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 32,700 $24,260 $25,000 11.8%
2
Office Clerks, General 17,210 $28,570 $28,240 19.3%
3
Registered Nurses 14,780 $65,010 $67,720 32.7%
4
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 14,680 $53,740 $54,330 44.1%
5
General and Operations Managers 11,950 $108,750 $113,100 -12.6%
6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 11,230 $31,840 $32,000 -0.1%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 11,050 $50,380 $50,770 9.2%
8
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 9,520 $40,440 $39,890 14.7%
9
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 9,020 $34,360 $35,340 -7.6%
10
Construction Laborers 7,700 $25,140 $33,590 -6.4%
11
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 7,020 $23,510 $25,140 -6.0%
12
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 6,830 $44,330 $45,860 -32.0%
13
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 6,300 $54,070 $54,880 26.0%
14
Cooks, Restaurant 6,230 $19,870 $23,260 7.8%
15
Accountants and Auditors 5,960 $72,320 $68,960 11.0%
16
Home Health Aides 5,520 $21,710 $21,760 224.7%
17
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 4,400 $54,650 $62,260 47.2%
18
Medical Assistants 4,160 $30,850 $29,760 100.0%
19
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 4,090 $37,050 $38,200 4.1%
20
Security Guards 4,010 $30,310 $26,870 -10.5%
21
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 3,970 $42,780 $41,360 -11.6%
22
Billing and Posting Clerks 3,920 $30,460 $33,270 42.0%
23
Medical Secretaries 3,860 $29,730 $31,820 543.3%
24
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 3,690 $57,040 $55,620 -10.2%
25
Cooks, Fast Food 3,430 $17,390 $18,540 61.8%
26
Electricians 3,200 $40,970 $51,810 19.0%
27
Carpenters 2,480 $31,320 $43,890 -30.3%
28
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 2,460 $26,250 $26,510 28.8%
29
Software Developers, Applications 2,400 $78,780 $90,410
30
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 2,400 $29,330 $29,200 -24.8%
31
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 2,350 $62,750 $95,130 56.7%
32
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 2,270 $59,040 $60,160 34.3%
33
Computer Programmers 2,240 $70,930 $74,900
34
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 2,220 $42,890 $50,360 -8.6%
35
Sales Managers 2,140 $104,760 $114,110 10.9%
36
Pharmacy Technicians 2,130 $30,890 $29,330 18.3%
37
Lawyers 2,090 $117,110 $129,440 1.0%
38
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 2,050 $20,160 $24,180 3.0%
39
Financial Managers 2,050 $107,170 $116,970 -7.2%
40
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 2,010 $78,440 $89,990 46.7%
41
Construction Managers 1,910 $80,260 $94,240 63.2%
42
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 1,820 $38,800 $44,860 21.3%
43
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 1,810 $56,090 $55,970 86.6%
44
Mechanical Engineers 1,730 $74,160 $82,480 -19.5%
45
Food Service Managers 1,710 $43,970 $52,220 33.6%
46
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 1,680 $50,090 $55,220 58.5%
47
Administrative Services Managers 1,670 $90,310 $84,390 -27.1%
48
Correctional Officers and Jailers 1,630 $37,690 $42,780 -18.9%
49
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 1,620 $34,500 $43,850 141.8%
50
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,600 $67,870 $56,690 -1.2%