Kansas contains sixteen schools that offer medical informatics programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking medical informatics school in KS, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 medical informatics schools in Kansas, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Denver comes out as the most expensive ($31,044/yr), with Missouri Southern State University as the lowest recorded at only $8,461/yr.
Medical Informatics students from Kansas 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 Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical informatics, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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