Missouri contains five schools that offer health informatics programs. Stephens College, the highest-ranking health informatics school in MO, has a total student population of 1,231 and is the 452nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 health informatics schools in Missouri, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr), with Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley as the lowest recorded at only $7,679/yr.
Health Informatics students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 2,840 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $65,320. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $31,630/yr and there are 4,050 employed.
Also, within the health informatics schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from health informatics, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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