Texas contains seven schools that offer medical informatics programs. Texas Tech University, the highest-ranking medical informatics school in TX, has a total student population of 30,049 and is the 150th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 medical informatics schools in Texas, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baylor University comes out as the most expensive ($26,444/yr), with The University of Texas at El Paso as the lowest recorded at only $5,224/yr.
Medical Informatics students from Texas 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 Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical informatics, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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