Minnesota contains eight schools that offer medical assistant programs. Herzing College, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in MN, has a total student population of 328 and is the 2140th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 medical assistant schools in Minnesota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Minnesota School of Business comes out as the most expensive ($19,243/yr), with Saint Cloud Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $7,116/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 19,220 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $38,840. Medical assistants in this state earn $32,870/yr and there are 7,370 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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