University, MS has five medical office schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Platt College, the highest ranked school in this group with a medical office program, has a total student population of 260. It is the 988th highest ranked school in the USA and the 45th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Medical Office students from University 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.
Of the 5 medical office schools with a 100-mile radius of University, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($30,926/yr) for medical office students, with Tyler Junior College as the lowest, reported at only $5,738/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from University|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||20.7 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||29.4 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||30.9 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||40.5 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||40.5 miles|