Missouri contains eleven schools that offer medical transcription programs. Cox College, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in MO, has a total student population of 497 and is the 762nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 medical transcription schools in Missouri, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr), with Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley as the lowest recorded at only $3,266/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 8,160 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $26,560. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $31,970/yr and there are 1,960 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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