Kansas contains eight schools that offer medical billing and coding programs. Pinnacle Career Institute, the highest-ranking medical billing and coding school in KS, has a total student population of 113 and is the 1985th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 medical billing and coding schools in Kansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($20,903/yr), with Neosho County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,444/yr.
Medical Billing and Coding students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 2,660 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $28,110. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $31,350/yr and there are 2,300 employed.
Also, within the medical billing and coding schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical billing and coding, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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