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2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

There are about 3,553 students enrolled in Medical Informatics in the USA.

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popularity

Below Average

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

1,797

Vs. National Avg.

-89%

popularity Rank

#239

cost

Average

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$29K

Vs. National Avg.

20%

cost Rank

#155

salary

Above Average

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$48K

Vs. National Avg.

21%

salary Rank

#80

professors

Average

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

B-

Vs. National Avg.

10%

professors Rank

#142

students

Average

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

B-

Vs. National Avg.

6%

students Rank

#127

SUMMARY

Majoring in Medical Informatics is a valuable choice and ordinarily a required first step for scholars choosing to pursue a career as a medical data scientist, a medical information technology specialist, or a medical history specialist. In fact, medical informatics is a ​unique major coming in at the 381st most popular degree. In the last year, there were 71 medical informatics graduates. In-state tuition for medical informatics at private schools is, on average, 3 times more spendy than their public peers.

With only 20 colleges offering this degree you could have a smaller selection of institutions you can choose from. If you're looking to immerse yourself with other medical informatics majors, consider colleges in Texas which have more undergrads admitted to medical informatics than any other state. Zooming out, the top region to study medical informatics is in the Southeast region with University of South Alabama, University of South Carolina-Upstate, and King University best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick for the top conference to major in medical informatics is the Lone Star Conference with Texas Woman's University representing the conference. On that topic, our choice for the best school for medical informatics is Western Michigan University. You may also want to check out our list of best colleges.

The best school does not mean it is the 'best' school for you. There can be lots of angels to weigh when deciding on college. Features such as campus amenities, transportation services, and food could definitely refashion your thoughts on which university to attend. At authority.org, we've evaluated the pros and cons for you. If, as an example, you are interested in which medical informatics university has the top campus, the answer is Western Michigan University. If, for example, you are very interested in which college is home to the top campus, we have a whole list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through government databases, professor reviews, student reviews, and more so we can compare each major in an unbiased and informative way. You can find our comprehensive list for the universities with the best student life&nbsphere and from that list, our choice for the university with the best student life for medical informatics is Texas Woman's University. Curious why? Keep scrolling to discover more about Authority's top choices. Many of our picks will probably shock you.

If expense is a primary factor in your decisions, you might be cautious about Southern New Hampshire University. Southern New Hampshire University&nbspis the most expensive college for medical informatics, at least for out of state attendance. We do have a list of the most expensive&nbspuniversities that might put the expense at Southern New Hampshire University&nbspinto perspective. You may also want to know that medical informatics is the 357th most expensive major in America, with an average cost of $19,300. On a broader scale, the most expensive state for medical informatics in the nation is New Hampshire demonstrated by a tuition of $30,756 at the main school in the state Southern New Hampshire University. Even more broadly, the most expensive region for medical informatics is unfortunately unavailable due to missing data.

Our cheapest region for medical informatics is the Great Lakes region which is represented by Western Michigan University with a cost of $15,118. In better news, the most affordable school for medical informatics is Western Michigan University. Our comprehensive list of the most affordable schools can be found here.

In-state attendees can anticipate paying about $10,200 for a degree in medical informatics. The price inflates substantially to a median of $18,400 for the out-of-state public-school student. As such, you might be interested in our pick for the university constituting the best value for medical informatics: King University. Here you will see our comprehensive list about the colleges we see as being the best value&nbspin general. Do know, this section is based on out-of-state tuition costs. The value proposition changes when in-state tuition costs are considered, but we do not know in which states any one student has residency.

Earnings for medical informatics majors differ a lot, but two years after finishing the degree students will regularly earn around $63,800. There is much variation in earnings potential; highest paid earners can experience pay up to $102,400. Straight out of university, the minimum earning opportunities within the medical informatics field earn $40,200, which isn't that bad. The highest earning grads from medical informatics attended Texas Woman's University&nbspand if you want to find the colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The general diversity of medical informatics is solid, being within the 68th percentile of all majors. The college with the highest composite diversity for medical informatics is Southern New Hampshire University&nbspand here you can find our comprehensive list for the colleges which have the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of Medical Informatics ranks only in the 14th percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is greater than financial diversity, ranking in the 78th percentile. White undergraduates compose the largest share, 46%, of scholars majoring in medical informatics. Additionally, 85% of students pursuing a medical informatics major are women.

We have insufficient professors data for medical informatics to make the conclusions we normally would have made in this sentence. As we including data beyond simply rankings it becomes clear that the school possessing comprehensively the best professors for medical informatics is Western Michigan University. You can find more detail on our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, as well as many of the top examples of professors in the U.S.

Finally, the most difficult school to get into for medical informatics is University of South Carolina-Upstate. While we are unsure why you would be interested, we have an extensive list of the hardest colleges to get into. Although, we do hope you believe that considering higher education from examples mainly informed by superlatives might cause issues. We hope you look at some of our more nuanced pages on individual universities and read a few of our helpful background 'blog posts' on important things to think about as you progress with your university search.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

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A+

Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA | www.harvard.edu/

5%

Acceptance

41,024

Students

#3

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI | https://umich.edu/

26%

Acceptance

49,530

Students

#33

Ranking

$52K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

Stanford University

Stanford, CA | www.stanford.edu/

5%

Acceptance

20,961

Students

#2

Ranking

$56K

Tuition

C−

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX | www.tarleton.edu/

58%

Acceptance

15,196

Students

#1542

Ranking

$17K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

Duke University

Durham, NC | www.duke.edu/

8%

Acceptance

17,855

Students

#6

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD | www.jhu.edu/

11%

Acceptance

34,250

Students

#4

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of South Florida

Tampa, FL | www.usf.edu/

49%

Acceptance

60,343

Students

#220

Ranking

$17K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL | www.northwestern.edu/

9%

Acceptance

25,870

Students

#12

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL | www.miami.edu/

33%

Acceptance

19,971

Students

#73

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

Seattle, WA | www.washington.edu/

56%

Acceptance

56,554

Students

#108

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI | https://www.mtu.edu/

70%

Acceptance

7,786

Students

#259

Ranking

$37K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC | www.unc.edu/

25%

Acceptance

32,160

Students

#69

Ranking

$36K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of California-Berkeley

Berkeley, CA | www.berkeley.edu/

17%

Acceptance

45,878

Students

#55

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA | www.sandiego.edu/

59%

Acceptance

10,181

Students

#165

Ranking

$53K

Tuition

A

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT | www.utah.edu/

79%

Acceptance

38,335

Students

#354

Ranking

$27K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

Brandeis University

Waltham, MA | https://www.brandeis.edu/

33%

Acceptance

6,403

Students

#65

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis, MO | www.slu.edu/

56%

Acceptance

14,756

Students

#156

Ranking

$47K

Tuition

B+

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of Missouri-St Louis

Saint Louis, MO | www.umsl.edu/

58%

Acceptance

19,090

Students

#708

Ranking

$28K

Tuition

A

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA | www.uiowa.edu/

84%

Acceptance

34,495

Students

#315

Ranking

$32K

Tuition

A

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY | www.buffalo.edu/

67%

Acceptance

35,509

Students

#264

Ranking

$28K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ | https://newbrunswick.rutgers.edu/

67%

Acceptance

56,178

Students

#152

Ranking

$32K

Tuition

A

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA | https://www.usfca.edu/

70%

Acceptance

12,171

Students

#191

Ranking

$52K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS | https://ku.edu/

91%

Acceptance

30,983

Students

#535

Ranking

$28K

Tuition

A

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY | www.rit.edu/

74%

Acceptance

18,231

Students

#188

Ranking

$51K

Tuition

B+

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Medical Informatics

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

Cincinnati, OH | www.uc.edu/

76%

Acceptance

46,140

Students

#632

Ranking

$27K

Tuition

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