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Physician Assistant Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Physician Assistant Schools in Philadelphia, PA

There are 3 physician assistant schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia has a total population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997. Of these students, 28,191 are enrolled in schools that offer physician assistant programs.

Of the 3 physician assistant schools in Philadelphia, the largest physician assisting school, by student population, is Drexel University. In 2010, Drexel University graduated approximately 82 students with credentials in physician assisting.

In 2010, 195 students graduated with a physician assisting degree in Philadelphia. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,716 per year in tuition costs.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,737 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a physician assistant program in Philadelphia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,931 per year, on average, for room and board at Philadelphia-based physician assistant schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,469.

Physician Assisting Salaries and Career Outlook in Philadelphia

After graduating with your credentials in physician assisting, if you decide to work as a physician assistant in Philadelphia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 physician assistants in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Philadelphia area. Philadelphia's physician assistant workforce is projected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physician assistants.

As a physician assistant in Philadelphia, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,000 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physician assistants in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Physician Assistant Degree in Philadelphia
  • Associates Degree in Physician Assistant
  • Bachelors Degree in Physician Assistant
  • Physician Assistant Classes
  • Physician Assistant Courses
  • Physician Assistant Training

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  1. 1Drexel UniversityDrexel University

    Address:
    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Philadelphia UniversityPhiladelphia University

    Address:
    School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144-5497

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Philadelphia College of Osteopathic MedicinePhiladelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Address:
    4170 City Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131

    Awards Offered:
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

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