Oregon contains seven schools that offer medical office programs. Apollo College-Portland Inc, the highest-ranking medical office school in OR, has a total student population of 1,990 and is the 1540th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 medical office schools in Oregon, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Apollo College-Portland Inc comes out as the most expensive ($21,132/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Medical Office students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 980 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $39,510. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $95,910/yr and there are 3,030 employed.
Also, within the medical office schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical office, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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