Texas contains 24 schools that offer medical assistant programs. Platt College, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in TX, has a total student population of 260 and is the 988th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 24 medical assistant schools in Texas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($30,926/yr), with International Business College as the lowest recorded at only $7,736/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 65,850 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $40,710. Medical assistants in this state earn $27,020/yr and there are 40,890 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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