Michigan contains 31 schools that offer physician assistant programs. Grand Valley State University, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in MI, has a total student population of 24,408 and is the 159th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 31 physician assistant schools in Michigan, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dorsey Business Schools comes out as the most expensive ($24,041/yr), with Alpena Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,805/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 20,150 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $28,460. Physician assistants in this state earn $86,960/yr and there are 3,150 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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