Leavenworth has a total population of 35,420 and a student population of 1,072. Of these students, 1,072 are enrolled in schools that offer health information programs.
Of the 1 health information schools in Leavenworth, the largest health information school, by student population, is University of Saint Mary. Approximately 1 students graduated in 2010 from University of Saint Mary with credentials in health information.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in health information in Leavenworth in 2010. In 2009 tuition at health information schools in Leavenworth was $18,950 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for health information related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Leavenworth-based health information schools, you will have an added expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many health information graduates choose to work as health information technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Leavenworth, your job prospects are good. There were 2,320 health information technicians working in Kansas and 1,550 working in the greater Leavenworth area in 2010. The government projects that the number of health information technicians in Leavenworth will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health information technician in Leavenworth is $32,250 per year, which is higher than the average for health information technicians state-wide.