Virginia contains five schools that offer medical office programs. Fortis College, the highest-ranking medical office school in VA, has a total student population of 357 and is the 1270th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 medical office schools in Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($36,075/yr), with Miller-Motte Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $10,824/yr.
Medical Office students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 3,950 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $37,440. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $91,580/yr and there are 5,130 employed.
Also, within the medical office schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical office, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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