North Dakota contains twelve schools that offer physician assistant programs. University of North Dakota, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in ND, has a total student population of 13,172 and is the 1377th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 physician assistant schools in North Dakota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($13,656/yr), with Fort Berthold Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,268/yr.
Physician Assistant students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 430 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $26,580. Physician assistants in this state earn $76,260/yr and there are 260 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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