Florida contains 27 schools that offer medical assistant programs. Southern Technical College, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in FL, has a total student population of 982 and is the 1143rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 27 medical assistant schools in Florida, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Florida Career College comes out as the most expensive ($37,357/yr), with Robert Morgan Educational Center as the lowest recorded at only $2,196/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 43,350 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $39,910. Medical assistants in this state earn $28,780/yr and there are 35,250 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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