Pennsylvania contains 39 schools that offer health information management programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking health information management school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 39 health information management schools in Pennsylvania, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest Institute-Pittsburgh comes out as the most expensive ($39,843/yr), with Butler County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,342/yr.
Health Information Management students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 14,750 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average yearly salary of $71,840. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $85,280/yr and there are 11,890 employed.
Also, within the health information management schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from health information management, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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