Connecticut contains six schools that offer medical office programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking medical office school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 medical office schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Quinnipiac University comes out as the most expensive ($30,491/yr), with Northwestern Connecticut Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,868/yr.
Medical Office students from Connecticut schools who go on to become medical office administrators, office administrators, medical billing specialists, medical office assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 1,850 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $45,380. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $103,820/yr and there are 4,480 employed.
Also, within the medical office schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medical office, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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