Tennessee contains ten schools that offer medical transcription programs. Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in TN, has a total student population of 372 and is the 1584th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 medical transcription schools in Tennessee, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College Inc comes out as the most expensive ($24,222/yr), with Walters State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,601/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 10,090 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $27,120. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $31,040/yr and there are 1,700 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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