North Carolina contains five schools that offer medical assistant programs. King's College, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in NC, has a total student population of 648 and is the 1960th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 medical assistant schools in North Carolina, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($33,983/yr), with Central Piedmont Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,798/yr.
Medical Assistant students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 17,280 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $39,710. Medical assistants in this state earn $28,340/yr and there are 11,140 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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