Wisconsin contains six schools that offer health informatics programs. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the highest-ranking health informatics school in WI, has a total student population of 30,418 and is the 1867th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 health informatics schools in Wisconsin, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Milwaukee School of Engineering comes out as the most expensive ($25,200/yr), with Milwaukee Area Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,574/yr.
Health Informatics students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 1,680 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $66,960. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $35,300/yr and there are 3,830 employed.
Also, within the health informatics schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from health informatics, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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