Colorado contains fourteen schools that offer physician assistant programs. Delta Montrose Technical College, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in CO, has a total student population of 493 and is the 1494th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 physician assistant schools in Colorado, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College America-Colorado Springs comes out as the most expensive ($28,101/yr), with Institute of Business and Medical Careers as the lowest recorded at only $9,225/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 6,700 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $32,550. Physician assistants in this state earn $81,650/yr and there are 1,420 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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