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Population Comparison Between Best Physician Assistant Schools

Total PopulationUndergraduateGraduateOnline Classes

Total Student Population Comparison

The total student population of best Physician Assistant schools is 175,675 with 97,215 female students and 78,460 male students. This enrollment statistics is based on the latest data from IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education for academic year 2020-2021. The following table compares the student population for both undergraduate and graduate schools between best Physician Assistant schools.
Among the best Physician Assistant schools, University of Washington-Seattle Campus has the most enrolled students of 48,149, while Baylor College of Medicine has the least number of students of 1,607 for both in graduate and undergraduate programs.
Student Population Comparison Between Best Physician Assistant Schools
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Duke University16,1727,657 8,515
2University of Iowa30,31813,791 16,527
2University of Utah33,08117,073 16,008
4Emory University13,9975,487 8,510
4George Washington University27,01710,219 16,798
6Baylor College of Medicine1,607692 915
6Oregon Health & Science University3,035990 2,045
8University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center2,2991,087 1,212
8University of Washington-Seattle Campus48,14921,464 26,685
Total175,675 78,46097,215

Undergraduate Student Population

The total undergraduate population of best Physician Assistant schools is 105,490 with 57,575 female students and 47,915 male students. The following table compares 2020-2021 undergraduate enrollment between best Physician Assistant schools.
Among the best Physician Assistant schools, University of Washington-Seattle Campus has the most enrolled undergraduate students of 32,244, while Oregon Health & Science University has the least number of undergraduate students of 809.
Undergraduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Physician Assistant Schools
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Duke University6,7173,315 3,402
2University of Iowa22,30410,091 12,213
2University of Utah24,64312,759 11,884
4Emory University7,0102,853 4,157
4George Washington University11,7634,293 7,470
6Oregon Health & Science University809156 653
8University of Washington-Seattle Campus32,24414,448 17,796
Total105,49047,91557,575

Graduate Student Population

The total graduate population of best Physician Assistant schools is 105,490 with 57,575 female students and 47,915 male students. The following table compares 2021-2022 graduate enrollment between best Physician Assistant schools.
Among the best Physician Assistant schools, University of Washington-Seattle Campus has the most enrolled graduate students of 32,244, while Oregon Health & Science University has the least number of graduate students of 809.
Graduate Student Population Comparison Between Best Physician Assistant Schools
RankNameTotalMenWomen
1Duke University6,7173,315 3,402
2University of Iowa22,30410,091 12,213
2University of Utah24,64312,759 11,884
4Emory University7,0102,853 4,157
4George Washington University11,7634,293 7,470
6Oregon Health & Science University809156 653
8University of Washington-Seattle Campus32,24414,448 17,796
Total105,49047,91557,575

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

The following table compares 2021-2022 distance learning enrollment for both undergraduate and graduate programs between best Physician Assistant schools. In undergraduate programs, out of total 105,490 students, 19,910 students (18.87%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 36,449 students (34.55%) have learned from at least one online course. For graduate schools, out of total 67,886 students, 11,425 students (16.83%) have taken courses only through distance learning and 10,660 students (15.70%) have learned from at least one online course.
Online Course (Distance Learning) Population Comparison Between Best Physician Assistant Schools
RankNameUndergraduateGraduate
TotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online ClassesTotalOnline ExclusivelySome Online Classes
1Duke University6,717 2,810
(41.83%)
3,814
(56.78%)
9,455 187
(1.98%)
34
(0.36%)
2University of Iowa22,304 902
(4.04%)
12,289
(55.10%)
8,014 2,273
(28.36%)
390
(4.87%)
2University of Utah24,643 9,319
(37.82%)
14,610
(59.29%)
8,438 1,720
(20.38%)
4,016
(47.59%)
4Emory University7,010 5,529
(78.87%)
1,477
(21.07%)
6,987 2,098
(30.03%)
3,096
(44.31%)
4George Washington University11,763 847
(7.20%)
304
(2.58%)
15,254 4,464
(29.26%)
1,253
(8.21%)
6Baylor College of MedicineNo Undergraduate Level Courses Offered1,607 - 1,046
(65.09%)
6Oregon Health & Science University809 183
(22.62%)
-2,226 139
(6.24%)
255
(11.46%)
8University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center does not offer online courses.
8University of Washington-Seattle Campus32,244 320
(0.99%)
3,955
(12.27%)
15,905 544
(3.42%)
570
(3.58%)
Average105,490 19,910
(18.87%)
36,449
(34.55%)
67,886 11,425
(16.83%)
10,660
(15.70%)
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