Washington contains two schools that offer medical informatics programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking medical informatics school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical informatics schools in Washington, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington State University comes out as the most expensive ($15,311/yr), with University of Washington-Seattle Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,906/yr.
Medical Informatics students from Washington 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 Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical informatics, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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