North Carolina contains three schools that offer medical informatics programs. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the highest-ranking medical informatics school in NC, has a total student population of 28,916 and is the 20th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medical informatics schools in North Carolina, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill comes out as the most expensive ($8,423/yr), with University of North Carolina at Charlotte as the lowest recorded at only $7,644/yr.
Medical Informatics students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical informatics, 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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