Queens, NY has twenty-one medical assistant schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Quinnipiac University, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical assistant program, has a total student population of 7,758. It is the 193rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Connecticut (#1 is Wesleyan University).
Medical Assistant students from Queens 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 21 medical assistant schools with a 100-mile radius of Queens, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Healthcare Training Institute comes out as the most expensive ($35,856/yr) for medical assistant students, with Middlesex Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,918/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Queens|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||1.5 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||3.8 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||4.6 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||7.9 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||8.7 miles|
|New York City||NY||8,459,026||86||26.2632||1,528||9.3 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||9.7 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||10.2 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||11.2 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||11.8 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||12.5 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||14.0 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||18.8 miles|