Kansas contains six schools that offer medical transcription programs. Wright Career College, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in KS, has a total student population of 1,336 and is the 2363rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 medical transcription schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wright Career College comes out as the most expensive ($10,532/yr), with Neosho County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,444/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 4,040 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $26,580. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $29,890/yr and there are 1,200 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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