Kentucky contains eight schools that offer medical assistant programs. ATA Career Education, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in KY, has a total student population of 450 and is the 1121st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 medical assistant schools in Kentucky, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Daymar College-Owensboro Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,118/yr), with Saint Catharine College as the lowest recorded at only $13,793/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 10,220 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $36,150. Medical assistants in this state earn $26,470/yr and there are 7,710 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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