North Dakota contains six schools that offer medical transcription programs. Williston State College, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in ND, has a total student population of 952 and is the 4091st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 medical transcription schools in North Dakota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rasmussen College-Fargo comes out as the most expensive ($13,017/yr), with Bismarck State College as the lowest recorded at only $6,835/yr.
Medical Transcription students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 430 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $26,580. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $27,700/yr and there are 670 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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