Minnesota contains fifteen schools that offer medical transcription programs. Minnesota School of Business, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in MN, has a total student population of 544 and is the 2934th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 medical transcription schools in Minnesota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Minnesota School of Business comes out as the most expensive ($19,243/yr), with Northwest Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $8,542/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 7,370 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $32,870. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $36,250/yr and there are 2,800 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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