Tennessee contains five schools that offer health informatics programs. The University of Tennessee, the highest-ranking health informatics school in TN, has a total student population of 29,934 and is the 932nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 health informatics schools in Tennessee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College comes out as the most expensive ($26,443/yr), with Tennessee State University as the lowest recorded at only $8,483/yr.
Health Informatics students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 1,420 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $66,460. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $30,710/yr and there are 3,060 employed.
Also, within the health informatics schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from health informatics, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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