La Crosse has a total population of 51,818 and a student population of 18,864. Of these students, 10,009 are enrolled in schools that offer physician assistant programs.
La Crosse's largest physician assistant school is University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse graduated approximately 14 students from its physician assisting program.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a physician assisting degree from one of La Crosse's physician assistant schools. If you decide to attend one of La Crosse's physician assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,219 per year in instate tuition and $23,792 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $300 for physician assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,630 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a physician assistant in La Crosse, your job prospects are good. La Crosse's physician assistant workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physician assistants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a physician assistant in La Crosse is $89,350 per year, which is higher than the average for physician assistants state-wide.