Kentucky contains three schools that offer health informatics programs. Northern Kentucky University, the highest-ranking health informatics school in KY, has a total student population of 15,378 and is the 2941st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 health informatics schools in Kentucky, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Beckfield College comes out as the most expensive ($19,717/yr), with Northern Kentucky University as the lowest recorded at only $9,991/yr.
Health Informatics students from Kentucky schools who go on to become health informatics professionals, database administrators, health informatics specialists, health information specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 170,580 people working as medical records and health information technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,880. Also, Database administrators make on average $74,290 per year and there are about 108,080 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kentucky alone, there are 1,250 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $58,590. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $31,440/yr and there are 2,950 employed.
Also, within the health informatics schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from health informatics, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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