West Virginia contains one school that offers medical informatics programs. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has a total student population of 30,870 and is the 61st highest ranked school in America.
Medical Informatics students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical informatics, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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