Rhode Island contains two schools that offer physician assistant programs. Gibbs College, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in RI, has a total student population of 27 and is the 4627th highest ranked school in America.
Physician Assistant students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 1,770 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $31,960. Physician assistants in this state earn $87,360/yr and there are 220 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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