With an overall population of 121,015 and a student population of 19,821, approximately 2,183 of Fayetteville students attend one of Fayetteville's schools that offer physician assistant programs.
The largest physician assistant school in Fayetteville, by student population, is Methodist University. In 2010, Methodist University graduated approximately 31 students from its physician assisting program.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a physician assisting degree in Fayetteville. In 2009 tuition at physician assistant schools in Fayetteville was $22,970 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for physician assisting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,580 per year, on average, for room and board at Fayetteville-based physician assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many physician assisting graduates choose to work as physician assistants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fayetteville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 3,070 physician assistants in North Carolina. Of these physician assistants, 230 were working in the greater Fayetteville area. The number of physician assistants in Fayetteville is expected to increase by 41% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for physician assistants.
As a physician assistant in Fayetteville, you can expect to make an average salary of $92,170 per year. This is higher than the average salary for physician assistants in the state.
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