Connecticut contains 20 schools that offer physician assistant programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 physician assistant schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Quinnipiac University comes out as the most expensive ($30,491/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,918/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 6,340 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $34,200. Physician assistants in this state earn $96,380/yr and there are 1,530 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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