Louisiana contains seven schools that offer medical billing and coding programs. American Commercial College, the highest-ranking medical billing and coding school in LA, has a total student population of 139 and is the 2511th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 medical billing and coding schools in Louisiana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Delta College of Arts & Technology comes out as the most expensive ($28,020/yr), with Nunez Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,863/yr.
Medical Billing and Coding students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 3,020 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $33,700. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $28,550/yr and there are 2,470 employed.
Also, within the medical billing and coding schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical billing and coding, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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