Kentucky contains nine schools that offer medical office programs. ATA Career Education, the highest-ranking medical office school in KY, has a total student population of 450 and is the 1121st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 medical office schools in Kentucky, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Daymar College-Owensboro Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,118/yr), with Eastern Kentucky University as the lowest recorded at only $10,033/yr.
Medical Office students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 1,690 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $35,340. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $80,670/yr and there are 4,170 employed.
Also, within the medical office schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical office, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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