Peru, NE has one medical informatics school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Nebraska at Omaha has a total student population of 14,620. It is the 2162nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Nebraska (#1 is University of Nebraska at Kearney).
Medical Informatics students from Peru 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.
Peru lies in Nemaha county, which is one of the 40 counties in Nebraska. Overall, the Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area has 47,920 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $15.44/hr average worker wage, and a $32,110 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nebraska at Omaha ends up costing a student $10,046/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Peru|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||53.4 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||69.1 miles|