District Of Columbia contains four schools that offer physician assistant programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 physician assistant schools in District Of Columbia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George Washington University comes out as the most expensive ($27,966/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Physician Assistant students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 1,260 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $37,790. Physician assistants in this state earn $95,610/yr and there are 560 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.