Minnesota contains 24 schools that offer medical billing programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking medical billing school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 24 medical billing schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Academy College comes out as the most expensive ($27,263/yr), with Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,884/yr.
Medical Billing students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 4,350 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $31,910. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $37,630/yr and there are 3,690 employed.
Also, within the medical billing schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical billing, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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