Texas contains 83 schools that offer physician assistant programs. The University of Texas-Pan American, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in TX, has a total student population of 18,337 and is the 487th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 83 physician assistant schools in Texas, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Iverson Business School and Court Reporting comes out as the most expensive ($30,024/yr), with The University of Texas-Pan American as the lowest recorded at only $1,646/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 40,890 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $27,020. Physician assistants in this state earn $88,670/yr and there are 4,050 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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