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Physician Assistant Schools in Connecticut

There are two schools in the state of Connecticut offering physician assistant programs. 78 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut physician assistant schools in 2010.

Overview

80 students graduate from physician assistant programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of physician assistant students who US schools graduate. 78 students graduated with a degree in physician assisting at the master's level in 2010.

Two physician assistant schools are located in this state. Out of these, two schools are private. Tuition at a private physician assistant school varies from $34,250 to $38,300.

Average tuition for programs in physician assisting is $36,857. The highest tuition for programs in physician assisting, which is $38,300 each year, is at Yale University, while the lowest tuition in this northeastern state is at Quinnipiac University.

Connecticut physician assistant schools offer masters degrees.

Physician Assistant Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

80 students graduate from physician assistant programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 1% of physician assistant students who US schools graduate. 78 students graduated with a degree in physician assisting at the master's level in 2010.

Physician Assistant Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Master 2006: 78
  • Master 2007: 77
  • Master 2008: 82
  • Master 2009: 71
  • Master 2010: 78

Physician Assistant Program Availability in Connecticut

Connecticut schools offer a total of two programs in physician assisting.

Physician Assistant Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 69910
  • 25th Percentile: 83640
  • Median: 97520
  • 75th Percentile: 111310
  • 90th Percentile: 125850

Career Trends

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 83370
  • Median Salary 2007: 91250
  • Median Salary 2008: 93390
  • Median Salary 2009: 95240
  • Median Salary 2010: 97520
  • Total Employed 2006: 1250
  • Total Employed 2007: 1220
  • Total Employed 2008: 1290
  • Total Employed 2009: 1530
  • Total Employed 2010: 1610

Connecticut vs National Physician Assistant Employment

Connecticut vs National Physician Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.977% (1610)

Physician Assistant Schools in Connecticut

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1. Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 6520
(203) 432-1333

Yale University is in the center of New Haven and it offers one program in physician assisting. 11,701 students seek degrees in 281 Yale University programs, overall. YU is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering physician assisting.

2. The University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

Founded in 1927, the University of Bridgeport is a 4-year institution. UB, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Bridgeport, CT. Students are offered six certificates, four associates level degrees, 30 degrees at the bachelors level, 29 masters level degrees, and four degrees at the doctoral level by this school. In 2010, 5,155 students pursued degrees from the 53 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as graphic design and finance. This school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

3. Quinnipiac University

Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 6518
(203) 582-8200

Quinnipiac University, which is very close to Hamden, Connecticut, is located in a rural setting and this school offers one program in physician assisting. It is a 4-year institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering physician assisting.