Montana contains nine schools that offer physician assistant programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 physician assistant schools in Montana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rocky Mountain College comes out as the most expensive ($18,558/yr), with Salish Kootenai College as the lowest recorded at only $3,992/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Montana 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 Montana alone, there are 1,050 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $28,240. Physician assistants in this state earn $85,720/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 1015 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,803 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,505, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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