Idaho contains eight schools that offer physician assistant programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 physician assistant schools in Idaho, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Idaho comes out as the most expensive ($13,222/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 1,750 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $28,910. Physician assistants in this state earn $81,310/yr and there are 560 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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