Oregon contains thirteen schools that offer physician assistant programs. Pacific University, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in OR, has a total student population of 3,198 and is the 2431st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 physician assistant schools in Oregon, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pacific University comes out as the most expensive ($23,816/yr), with Clackamas Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,722/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 7,470 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $32,070. Physician assistants in this state earn $89,760/yr and there are 710 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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