Utah contains two schools that offer medical assistant programs. Stevens Henager College-Logan, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in UT, has a total student population of 288 and is the 4297th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical assistant schools in Utah, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stevens Henager College-Logan comes out as the most expensive ($46,580/yr), with Eagle Gate College as the lowest recorded at only $21,696/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 2,240 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $39,840. Medical assistants in this state earn $26,940/yr and there are 5,430 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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