Kansas contains 30 schools that offer physician assistant programs. Kaw Area Technical School, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in KS, has a total student population of 676 and is the 781st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 30 physician assistant schools in Kansas, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tabor College comes out as the most expensive ($19,528/yr), with Coffeyville Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,308/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 4,040 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $26,580. Physician assistants in this state earn $82,100/yr and there are 720 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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