Maine contains two schools that offer health information technology programs. Kennebec Valley Community College, the highest-ranking health information technology school in ME, has a total student population of 2,298 and is the 4735th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 health information technology schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Beal College comes out as the most expensive ($21,240/yr), with Kennebec Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,673/yr.
Health Information Technology students from Maine schools who go on to become health information workers, medical billing specialists, medical coders, medical informatics 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 Maine alone, there are 360 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $69,120. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $31,210/yr and there are 780 employed.
Also, within the health information technology schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from health information technology, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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