Physician Assistant in Washington DC

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Schools Offering Physician Assisting Programs in Washington DC


Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Washington DC receive physician assisting degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 86 physician assistants graduate from Washington DC's 2 physician assistant schools.

Top Schools

George Washington University, which was ranked 17th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Washington DC that has a physician assistant program. It is located in Washington. 115 students graduated with a degree in physician assistant from George Washington University in 2010. Students at George Washington University paid $42,905 per year in tuition fees.

Howard University, which was ranked 30th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Washington DC that has a physician assistant program. It is located in Washington. 27 students graduated with degree in physician assistant from Howard University in 2010. Howard University charged in-state students $18,120 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Washington DC's physician assistant schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $30,513 per year, though tuition can range from $42,905 per year to $18,120 per year. In 2010, the physician assistant schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Washington DC were:

  1. George Washington University - located in Washington, students are charged $42,905 per year
  2. Howard University - located in Washington, students are charged $18,120 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Washington DC physician assistant schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Howard University - located in Washington, students are charged $18,120 per year
  2. George Washington University - located in Washington, students are charged $42,905 per year

A physician assistant degree from a Washington DC school... what next?

The highest percentage of physician assistant graduates in Washington DC pursue careers as a physician assistant. 550 physician assistants were working in Washington DC in 2010. The Washington DC counties with the largest populations of physician assistants are:

  1. County - 1,520 physician assistants

Salary

A physician assistant in Washington DC earns $97,550 per year on average. However, Washington DC physician assistants earned anywhere in the range from as less than $42,640 per year to more than $119,050 per year in 2010. The counties in Washington DC with the highest average salary for a physician assistant are:

  1. County - $81,200 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in physician assisting in Washington DC and to compare salaries with various related fields such as dental assisting or medical assisting, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Physician Assisting in Washington DC
  • Master's Degree in Physician Assisting in Washington DC

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,530 miles from location George Washington University Washington DC 82.7924 34% 25,061
5,529 miles from location Howard University Washington DC 70.4017 32% 10,573
 

Curious what studying Physician Assistant gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Washington DC

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Physician Assistants + 550 $97,550 37.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are physician assistant related jobs in Washington DC