North Carolina contains three schools that offer medical coding programs. CET-Durham, the highest-ranking medical coding school in NC, has a total student population of 197 and is the 4059th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medical coding schools in North Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, CET-Durham comes out as the most expensive ($16,366/yr), with Nash Community College as the lowest recorded at only $481/yr.
Medical Coding students from North Carolina schools who go on to become medical coders, medical assistants, 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 North Carolina alone, there are 8,930 employed emergency medical technicians and paramedics earning an average yearly salary of $31,620. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $30,750/yr and there are 5,130 employed.
Also, within the medical coding schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical coding, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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