Delaware contains four schools that offer medical transcription programs. Dawn Training Centre, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in DE, has a total student population of 200 and is the 1520th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 medical transcription schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dawn Training Centre comes out as the most expensive ($15,944/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Delaware schools who go on to become medical transcriptionists, medical assistants, medical billing specialists, medical secretaries, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 82,810 people working as medical transcriptionists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,350. Also, Medical assistants make on average $29,450 per year and there are about 495,970 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Delaware alone, there are 1,060 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $30,550. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $34,840/yr and there are 210 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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