New York contains nine schools that offer medical transcription programs. Wood Tobe-Coburn School, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in NY, has a total student population of 592 and is the 1692nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 medical transcription schools in New York, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ridley-Lowell School of Business comes out as the most expensive ($25,032/yr), with Niagara County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,252/yr.
Medical Transcription students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 19,710 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $31,640. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $34,260/yr and there are 3,940 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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