Minnesota contains four schools that offer medical informatics programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking medical informatics school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 medical informatics schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carleton College comes out as the most expensive ($25,548/yr), with Rochester Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $10,359/yr.
Medical Informatics students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical informatics, 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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