Rhode Island contains two schools that offer medical billing and coding programs. Lincoln Technical Institute, the highest-ranking medical billing and coding school in RI, has a total student population of 1,229 and is the 3518th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical billing and coding schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($23,639/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Medical Billing and Coding students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 680 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $33,440. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $36,760/yr and there are 760 employed.
Also, within the medical billing and coding schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical billing and coding, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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