Colorado contains nine schools that offer medical billing programs. Pima Medical Institute, the highest-ranking medical billing school in CO, has a total student population of 1,082 and is the 2737th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 medical billing schools in Colorado, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem College-Denver comes out as the most expensive ($30,480/yr), with Pima Medical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $15,966/yr.
Medical Billing students from Colorado schools who go on to become medical billing specialists, medical administrators, medical secretaries, medical office assistants, 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 Colorado alone, there are 3,180 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $36,080. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $37,750/yr and there are 2,770 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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