New Jersey contains 28 schools that offer physician assistant programs. Seton Hall University, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in NJ, has a total student population of 9,616 and is the 298th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 28 physician assistant schools in New Jersey, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Healthcare Training Institute comes out as the most expensive ($35,856/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Physician Assistant students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 12,450 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $32,760. Physician assistants in this state earn $92,100/yr and there are 1,010 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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