Georgia contains 45 schools that offer physician assistant programs. Emory University, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in GA, has a total student population of 12,930 and is the 30th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 45 physician assistant schools in Georgia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bauder College comes out as the most expensive ($48,186/yr), with Bainbridge College as the lowest recorded at only $2,087/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 14,110 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $28,180. Physician assistants in this state earn $84,590/yr and there are 2,610 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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