Keene, NH has six medical informatics schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Brown University, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical informatics program, has a total student population of 8,574. It is the 9th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Rhode Island.
Medical Informatics students from Keene 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.
Keene lies in Cheshire county, which is one of the 6 counties in New Hampshire. Overall, the Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area has 39,460 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.2% unemployment rate, $19.77/hr average worker wage, and a $41,130 average annual salary.
Of the 6 medical informatics schools with a 100-mile radius of Keene, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr) for medical informatics students, with Massachusetts Institute of Technology as the lowest, reported at only $18,756/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Keene|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||36.4 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||60.2 miles|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||70.0 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||71.8 miles|