Physician Assistant

Ranked in 2011 | Physician Assistant Rankings Methodology

Physician assistants have many of the same responsibilities as doctors, though they work under a physician's or surgeon's supervision. A PA can diagnose a patient and prescribe treatment. These are the top physician assistant schools.

Rank School name Score
#43 SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Brooklyn, NY

3.1
#43 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

3.1
#43 Wichita State University

Wichita, KS

3.1
#54 Arcadia University

Glenside, PA

3.0
#54 Gannon University

Erie, PA

3.0
#54 MCPHS University—​Boston

Boston, MA

3.0
#54 New York Institute of Technology

Old Westbury, NY

3.0
#54 Stanford University

Palo Alto, CA

3.0
#54 University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit, MI

3.0
#54 University of South Dakota

Vermillion, SD

3.0
#54 University of Wisconsin—​La Crosse-​Gunderson Lutheran Medical Foundation-​Ma

LaCrosse, WI

3.0
#62 D'Youville College

Buffalo, NY

2.9
#62 Des Moines University

Des Moines, IA

2.9
#62 Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Roanoke, VA

2.9
#62 King's College

Wilkes-Barre, PA

2.9
#62 Pace University

New York, NY

2.9
#62 Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY

2.9
#62 University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

2.9
#62 Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

2.9
#70 Augsburg College

Minneapolis, MN

2.8
#70 Butler University

Indianapolis, IN

2.8
#70 CUNY Medical School—​Harlem Hospital

New York, NY

2.8
#70 East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

2.8
#70 Grand Valley State University

Grand Rapids, MI

2.8
#70 Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

2.8

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