Cleveland, Ohio has 2 physician assistant schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in physician assisting. With an overall population of 478,403 and a student population of 75,018, approximately 46,023 of Cleveland students attend one of Cleveland's schools that offer physician assistant programs.
Of the 2 physician assistant schools in Cleveland, the largest physician assisting school, by student population, is Cuyahoga Community College District. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Physician Assisting program at Cuyahoga Community College District.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in physician assisting in Cleveland in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cleveland's physician assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,300 per year in instate tuition and $25,043 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,150 for physician assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,250 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,112.
If you plan on staying in Cleveland after graduating from physician assistant school, you should know that job prospects for physician assistants in Cleveland, which is the most popular physician assisting profession, are good. In 2010, there were 1,910 physician assistants in Ohio. Of these physician assistants, 590 were working in the greater Cleveland area. The number of physician assistants in Cleveland is expected to increase by 33% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physician assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physician assistant in Cleveland is $84,250 per year, which is higher than the average for physician assistants state-wide.
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