Indiana contains nine schools that offer medical assistant programs. Harrison College-Medical, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in IN, has a total student population of 536 and is the 2205th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 medical assistant schools in Indiana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College-Indianapolis comes out as the most expensive ($22,680/yr), with Vincennes University as the lowest recorded at only $8,501/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 20,610 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $37,920. Medical assistants in this state earn $27,380/yr and there are 10,650 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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