Iowa contains three schools that offer medical billing and coding programs. Kaplan University, the highest-ranking medical billing and coding school in IA, has a total student population of 71,011 and is the 2861st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medical billing and coding schools in Iowa, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan University comes out as the most expensive ($23,227/yr), with Hamilton Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $12,352/yr.
Medical Billing and Coding students from Iowa 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 Iowa alone, there are 2,390 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $29,240. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $31,080/yr and there are 2,140 employed.
Also, within the medical billing and coding schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical billing and coding, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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