Colorado contains nine schools that offer medical assistant programs. Emily Griffith Opportunity School, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in CO, has a total student population of 2,230 and is the 2063rd highest ranked school in America.
Medical Assistant students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 6,970 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $42,100. Medical assistants in this state earn $32,550/yr and there are 6,700 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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