North Dakota contains nine schools that offer medical assistant programs. Herzing College, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in ND, has a total student population of 328 and is the 2140th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 medical assistant schools in North Dakota, only 3 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 Metropolitan Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $6,723/yr.
Medical Assistant students from North Dakota 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 Dakota alone, there are 3,300 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $34,810. Medical assistants in this state earn $26,580/yr and there are 430 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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