Arizona contains 23 schools that offer physician assistant programs. East Valley Institute of Technology, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in AZ, has a total student population of 270 and is the 1263rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 23 physician assistant schools in Arizona, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Mesa comes out as the most expensive ($25,179/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Arizona schools who go on to become physician assistants. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 76,900 people working as physician assistants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $84,830. 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 Arizona alone, there are 12,590 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $30,070. Physician assistants in this state earn $84,460/yr and there are 1,270 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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