District Of Columbia contains four schools that offer health information management programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking health information management school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 health information management schools in District Of Columbia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George Washington University comes out as the most expensive ($27,966/yr), with Howard University as the lowest recorded at only $14,131/yr.
Health Information Management students from District Of Columbia schools who go on to become health information managers, medical coders, medical informatics specialists, medical technologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Network and computer systems administrators make on average $70,930 per year and there are about 338,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the District Of Columbia alone, there are 4,000 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average yearly salary of $79,170. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $96,080/yr and there are 2,100 employed.
Also, within the health information management schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from health information management, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.