Arizona contains thirteen schools that offer medical billing and coding programs. University of Phoenix-Online Campus, the highest-ranking medical billing and coding school in AZ, has a total student population of 380,232 and is the 636th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 medical billing and coding schools in Arizona, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem College-Phoenix comes out as the most expensive ($43,008/yr), with Yavapai College as the lowest recorded at only $4,664/yr.
Medical Billing and Coding students from Arizona schools who go on to become medical billing and coding specialists, medical billing specialists, medical administrators, medical secretaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 170,580 people working as medical records and health information technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,880. Also, Emergency medical technicians and paramedics make on average $33,020 per year and there are about 217,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 3,760 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $30,020. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $33,590/yr and there are 4,510 employed.
Also, within the medical billing and coding schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from medical billing and coding, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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