Missouri contains 30 schools that offer physician assistant programs. Kirksville Area Technical Center, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in MO, has a total student population of 67 and is the 728th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 30 physician assistant schools in Missouri, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr), with Metropolitan Community College-Longview as the lowest recorded at only $2,964/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 8,160 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $26,560. Physician assistants in this state earn $68,390/yr and there are 750 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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