Nebraska contains three schools that offer medical assistant programs. Omaha School of Massage Therapy, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in NE, has a total student population of 104 and is the 780th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medical assistant schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vatterott College-Spring Valley Campus comes out as the most expensive ($16,595/yr), with Metropolitan Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $6,723/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 5,610 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $35,810. Medical assistants in this state earn $28,160/yr and there are 3,320 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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