Wisconsin contains three schools that offer medical assistant programs. Herzing College, the highest-ranking medical assistant school in WI, has a total student population of 3,381 and is the 2857th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medical assistant schools in Wisconsin, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($23,148/yr), with Moraine Park Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,870/yr.
Medical Assistant students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 10,710 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $41,080. Medical assistants in this state earn $30,310/yr and there are 9,820 employed.
Also, within the medical assistant schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical assistant, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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