Florida contains 56 schools that offer physician assistant programs. Nova Southeastern University, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in FL, has a total student population of 29,153 and is the 494th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 56 physician assistant schools in Florida, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Winter Park Tech comes out as the most expensive ($36,420/yr), with Washington-Holmes Technical Center as the lowest recorded at only $875/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 35,250 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $28,780. Physician assistants in this state earn $87,590/yr and there are 3,860 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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