Arizona contains nine schools that offer medical assistant programs. Arizona College of Allied Health, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in AZ, has a total student population of 740 and is the 2455th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 medical assistant schools in Arizona, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Mesa comes out as the most expensive ($25,179/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Arizona schools who go on to become medical assistants, nurses, dental assistants, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,970 people working as medical assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $29,450. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 10,180 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $45,650. Medical assistants in this state earn $30,070/yr and there are 12,590 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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