Wisconsin contains seven schools that offer health information management programs. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the highest-ranking health information management school in WI, has a total student population of 30,418 and is the 1867th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 health information management schools in Wisconsin, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,701/yr), with University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as the lowest recorded at only $10,693/yr.
Health Information Management students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 5,630 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average yearly salary of $59,680. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $86,340/yr and there are 4,730 employed.
Also, within the health information management schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from health information management, 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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