Saint Peters, MO (population: 56,697) has eleven medical assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Midwest Institute, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical assistant program, has a total student population of 191. It is the 866th highest ranked school in the USA and the 21st highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Medical Assistant students from Saint Peters 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.
Of the 11 medical assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Saint Peters, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Louis College of Health Careers comes out as the most expensive ($29,787/yr) for medical assistant students, with Southwestern Illinois College as the lowest, reported at only $4,238/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Saint Peters|
|Saint Charles||MO||65,986||1||57.1604||124||4.9 miles|
|Maryland Heights||MO||-||1||21.4481||9||10.8 miles|
|Saint Louis||MO||349,763||28||21.7118||925||22.2 miles|
|Jefferson City||MO||41,319||4||29.412||201||86.5 miles|