Best Physician Assistant Programs

According to the US News & World Report, University of Iowa is ranked No. 1 among all US universities for its physician assistant program, ahead of Duke (2nd) and Emory (3rd).
The University of Texas System has performed very well in the league table, with UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas rated 4th out of 73 programs, followed by another UT institution - University of Texas Medical Branch–Galveston (placed 11th out of 73). The University of Texas Health Science Center–San Antonio is ranked 17th in the league table.

Ranking of Best Graduate Physician Assistant Programs:
1 University of Iowa
2 Duke University
3 Emory University
4 George Washington University
4 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
4 University of Utah
7 University of Washington
8 University of Colorado–Denver
9 Baylor College of Medicine
9 Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU)
11 Interservice Physician Assistant Program
11 State University of New York–Stony Brook
11 University of Texas Medical Branch–Galveston
14 Quinnipiac University
14 Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
14 University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)
17 Northeastern University
17 St. Louis University
17 University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)
17 University of Texas Health Science Center–San Antonio
21 St. Francis University
21 University of Florida
23 Shenandoah University
23 University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
23 Wake Forest University
26 Arizona School of Health Sciences
26 DeSales University
26 Drexel University
26 Medical College of Georgia
26 Midwestern University (Georgia)
26 Midwestern University (Arizona)
26 University of Alabama–Birmingham
26 Wichita State University
34 Lock Haven University
34 Marietta College
34 Philadelphia University
34 University of Detroit Mercy (UDM)
34 University of North Texas
34 University of Wisconsin–La Crosse
40 Duquesne Univ
40 James Madison Univ
40 Marquette Univ
40 Stanford Univ
40 Wayne State Univ
40 Western Michigan Univ
40 Yale Univ
47 Augsburg College
47 Western Uni of Health Sciences
49 Central Michigan Univ
49 Des Moines Univ
49 East Carolina Univ
49 Medical Uni of South Carolina
49 Pacific University
49 Springfield College
49 Uni of South Alabama
49 Uni of Southern California (USC)
57 Albany Medical College
57 Arcadia Univ
57 Chatham College
57 Eastern Virginia Medical School
57 Loma Linda Univ
57 New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)
57 Nova Southeastern Univ
57 Seton Hall Univ
57 Seton Hill Univ
57 Texas Tech Univ
57 Union College
57 Uni of New England–Biddeford
69 Barry Univ
69 Idaho State Univ
69 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
69 Uni of South Dakota
69 Uni of Toledo

Source: US News & World Report 2008 Edition

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