Maine contains four schools that offer physician assistant programs. University of New England, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in ME, has a total student population of 4,493 and is the 2928th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 physician assistant schools in Maine, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New England comes out as the most expensive ($28,024/yr), with Eastern Maine Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,452/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Maine 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 Maine alone, there are 2,270 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $29,480. Physician assistants in this state earn $85,950/yr and there are 700 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Maine, the average student population is 1,527 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 1035 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,742 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,504, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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