Purchase, NY has thirty-seven medical billing and coding schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical billing and coding program, has a total student population of 24,230. It is the 4th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New York.
Medical Billing and Coding students from Purchase 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.
Of the 37 medical billing and coding schools with a 100-mile radius of Purchase, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sanford-Brown Institute comes out as the most expensive ($50,832/yr) for medical billing and coding students, with Northampton County Area Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,153/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Purchase|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||2.8 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||9.0 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||10.9 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||21.5 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||21.6 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||22.1 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||23.1 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||23.3 miles|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||23.8 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||23.9 miles|