Arkansas City has a general population of 11,963 and an overall student population of 4,003. Approximately 4,003 of Arkansas City's students are enrolled in schools that offer administrative assistant programs.
Arkansas City's largest administrative assistant school is Cowley County Community College. In 2010, Cowley County Community College graduated approximately 1 students with credentials in administrative assisting.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in administrative assisting from administrative assistant schools in Arkansas City in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Arkansas City's administrative assistant schools was $9,718 per year for instate students and $11,237 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for administrative assisting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,300 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,418.
After graduating with your credentials in administrative assisting, if you decide to work as an administrative assistant in Arkansas City, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 administrative assistants in Kansas were working in the greater Arkansas City area. The government projects that the number of administrative assistants in Arkansas City will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for administrative assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an administrative assistant in Arkansas City is $24,170 per year, which is lower than the average for administrative assistants state-wide.