Utah contains seven schools that offer medical transcription programs. Mountainland Applied Technology College, the highest-ranking medical transcription school in UT, has a total student population of 533 and is the 934th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 medical transcription schools in Utah, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eagle Gate College comes out as the most expensive ($21,696/yr), with Mountainland Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $1,568/yr.
Medical Transcription students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 5,430 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $26,940. Medical transcriptionists in this state earn $30,310/yr and there are 390 employed.
Also, within the medical transcription schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical transcription, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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