In Colorado an estimated 72 students graduate from physician assistant schools every year. If you too are interested in a career in physician assisting, Colorado has 2 physician assistant schools for you to choose from. Yearly tuition at physician assistant schools in Colorado for a degree in physician assisting is $4,440 per year.
Located in Denver, University of Colorado Denver is the largest physician assistant school in Colorado, based on student population. Approximately 42 students graduated with a physician assisting degree from University of Colorado Denver in 2009, which was 58% of the total state physician assisting graduates for that year. Tuition at University of Colorado Denver, was $6,657 per year in 2010.
A majority of physician assisting graduates choose to work as physician assistants. If after graduation, you are planning on sticking around the state, you should keep in mind that the job outlook for physician assisting graduates in Colorado is good. In Colorado, there are currently about 1,360 physician assistants. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 29%, or to 1,750 physician assistants.
As a physician assistant in Colorado you can expect to earn anywhere from less than $56,114 per year to more than $108,716 per year. Physician Assistants in Colorado earn a median yearly salary of $85,048.
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