California contains eight schools that offer medical informatics programs. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest-ranking medical informatics school in CA, has a total student population of 38,550 and is the 7th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 medical informatics schools in California, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Coleman University comes out as the most expensive ($33,247/yr), with University of California-Riverside as the lowest recorded at only $10,699/yr.
Medical Informatics students from California schools who go on to become medical informatics specialists, medical assistants, medical billing specialists, 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, within the medical informatics schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical informatics, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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