Connecticut contains seven schools that offer medical assistant programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 medical assistant schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Quinnipiac University comes out as the most expensive ($30,491/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,918/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 8,730 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $52,300. Medical assistants in this state earn $34,200/yr and there are 6,340 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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