Kentucky contains seven schools that offer health information management programs. Midway College, the highest-ranking health information management school in KY, has a total student population of 1,392 and is the 327th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 health information management schools in Kentucky, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Beckfield College comes out as the most expensive ($19,717/yr), with Western Kentucky University as the lowest recorded at only $9,729/yr.
Health Information Management students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 2,750 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average yearly salary of $51,940. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $80,670/yr and there are 4,170 employed.
Also, within the health information management schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from health information management, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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