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Eastern Virginia Medical School

Physician Assistant (51.0912)
Master's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Physician Assistant
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: MPA
2010 CIP Code: 510912

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:YesYes
Off-Campus:YesNo

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  08/1998
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  08/1998
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1916334980
2019-2016033280
2020-2115825979
2021-2215229778
2022-2315129166

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 7,928




The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2018-19423880
2019-20503080
2020-21443579
2021-22542478
2022-23501666
Five Year Summary240143383
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years02835238302779383



Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.





Post-Completion Wage Outcomes, Earnings in 2022
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2011-12 (10 years)24847%$105,246$130,344$162,540
2013-14 (8 years)27046%$103,893$130,341$157,871
2016-17 (5 years)36842%$99,424$120,686$143,463
2018-19 (3 years)40146%$100,334$117,685$135,395
2020-21 (18 months)70746%$192,125$216,856$239,957



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-1833988.1%$ 60,848$ 61,282$ 62,721$ 69,063
2014-15 to 2018-1935287.8%$ 60,845$ 61,063$ 62,485$ 61,500
2015-16 to 2019-2035387.6%$ 60,845$ 60,850$ 62,072$ 61,282
2016-17 to 2020-2134788.3%$ 60,845$ 60,850$ 61,347$ 61,063
2017-18 to 2021-2234087.4%$ 60,845$ 60,850$ 61,157$ 60,852
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-1833988.1%$ 95,452$ 139,352$ 123,163$ 150,181
2014-15 to 2018-1935287.8%$ 104,919$ 143,396$ 129,933$ 155,563
2015-16 to 2019-2035387.6%$ 118,289$ 147,222$ 136,440$ 158,775
2016-17 to 2020-2134788.3%$ 126,422$ 153,397$ 141,601$ 164,466
2017-18 to 2021-2234087.4%$ 131,219$ 159,745$ 148,103$ 170,965


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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