Wyoming contains four schools that offer physician assistant programs. Central Wyoming College, the highest-ranking physician assistant school in WY, has a total student population of 2,404 and is the 3992nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 physician assistant schools in Wyoming, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eastern Wyoming College comes out as the most expensive ($6,658/yr), with Sheridan College as the lowest recorded at only $4,468/yr.
Physician Assistant students from Wyoming 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 Wyoming alone, there are 470 employed medical assistants earning an average yearly salary of $26,810. Physician assistants in this state earn $84,580/yr and there are 200 employed.
Also, within the physician assistant schools in Wyoming, the average student population is 3,094 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from physician assistant, there are 791 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,589 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,319, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.