Concordia, KS has sixteen medical informatics schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical informatics program, has a total student population of 51,659. It is the 31st highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Minnesota.
Medical Informatics students from Concordia 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.
Concordia lies in Cloud county, which is one of the 67 counties in Kansas. Overall, the Kansas nonmetropolitan area has 444,090 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.63/hr average worker wage, and a $32,500 average annual salary.
Of the 16 medical informatics schools with a 500-mile radius of Concordia, 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) for medical informatics students, with Missouri Southern State University as the lowest, reported at only $8,461/yr.