Idaho contains two schools that offer medical assistant programs. Lewis-Clark State College, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in ID, has a total student population of 4,200 and is the 4262nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical assistant schools in Idaho, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis-Clark State College comes out as the most expensive ($13,162/yr), with North Idaho College as the lowest recorded at only $8,243/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 2,920 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $37,860. Medical assistants in this state earn $28,910/yr and there are 1,750 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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