Utah contains thirteen schools that offer physician assistant programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 physician assistant schools in Utah, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eagle Gate College comes out as the most expensive ($21,696/yr), with Dixie Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $1,386/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 5,430 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $26,940. Physician assistants in this state earn $88,190/yr and there are 750 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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