Idaho contains two schools that offer medical transcription programs. Brigham Young University-Idaho, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in ID, has a total student population of 14,944 and is the 1671st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical transcription schools in Idaho, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brigham Young University-Idaho comes out as the most expensive ($9,571/yr), with North Idaho College as the lowest recorded at only $8,243/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 1,750 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $28,910. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $32,520/yr and there are 740 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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