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Physician Assistant Schools in Colorado

There are two Colorado schools offering physician assistant programs. 72 students graduated from programs at Colorado physician assistant schools in 2010. 42 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 30 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

72 students graduate from physician assistant programs in Colorado, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from physician assistant programs. Specifically, 30 students graduated with certificates in physician assisting and 42 with a master's level degree.

Two physician assistant schools are located in Colorado. Out of these, two schools are public. Tuition at a public physician assistant school is $7,214.

Average tuition for programs in physician assisting is $7,214.

Colorado schools offer certificates and masters degrees in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

72 students graduate from physician assistant programs in Colorado, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from physician assistant programs. Specifically, 30 students graduated with certificates in physician assisting and 42 with a master's level degree.

Physician Assistant Program Completions in Colorado 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 27
  • Certificate 2007: 21
  • Certificate 2008: 27
  • Certificate 2009: 25
  • Certificate 2010: 30
  • Master 2006: 22
  • Master 2007: 29
  • Master 2008: 45
  • Master 2009: 49
  • Master 2010: 42

Physician Assistant Program Availability in Colorado

Colorado schools offer a total of two programs in physician assisting. Of these programs, close to 50% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Physician Assistant Program Availability in Colorado

  • Certificate: 1
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60310
  • 25th Percentile: 72210
  • Median: 85240
  • 75th Percentile: 99400
  • 90th Percentile: 114680

Career Trends

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73430
  • Median Salary 2007: 77270
  • Median Salary 2008: 79280
  • Median Salary 2009: 82280
  • Median Salary 2010: 85240
  • Total Employed 2006: 1480
  • Total Employed 2007: 1330
  • Total Employed 2008: 1320
  • Total Employed 2009: 1420
  • Total Employed 2010: 1570

Colorado vs National Physician Assistant Employment

Colorado vs National Physician Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Colorado: 1.928% (1570)

Physician Assistant Schools in Colorado

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1. Red Rocks Community College

13300 W Sixth Ave
Lakewood, CO 80228-1255
(303) 914-6600

Red Rocks Community College is located in the suburbs of Lakewood, Colorado and it offers one physician assistant program. This college is one of 14 community colleges in Colorado. This public college is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering physician assisting in terms of programs.

2. The University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO 80217-3364
(303) 556-5600

The University of Colorado Denver is 2.6 miles from the center of the city and UCD offers one physician assistant program. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Colorado. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Colorado offering physician assisting.