Tennessee contains ten schools that offer medical assistant programs. Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in TN, has a total student population of 372 and is the 1584th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 medical assistant schools in Tennessee, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($24,222/yr), with Tennessee Technology Center at Knoxville as the lowest recorded at only $3,768/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 24,950 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $35,990. Medical assistants in this state earn $27,120/yr and there are 10,090 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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