Kentucky contains three schools that offer medical transcription programs. ATA Career Education, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in KY, has a total student population of 450 and is the 1121st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medical transcription schools in Kentucky, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ATA Career Education comes out as the most expensive ($21,964/yr), with National College-Lexington as the lowest recorded at only $13,844/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 7,710 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $26,470. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $28,730/yr and there are 1,630 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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