Rhode Island contains seven schools that offer health informatics programs. Tufts University, the highest-ranking health informatics school in RI, has a total student population of 10,252 and is the 24th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 health informatics schools in Rhode Island, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Massasoit Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,610/yr.
Health Informatics students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 200 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $81,080. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $36,760/yr and there are 760 employed.
Also, within the health informatics schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from health informatics, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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