Baylor University - Waco

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*Last updated July 2nd, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
The mission of the Baylor University Physician Assistant Program is to educate and prepare compassionate healthcare leaders within a Christian environment through academic excellence, science, and innovation while dedicated to expanding access to health and wellness through team-based, patient-centered medical care.
Unique Program Features
The developing Baylor University PA program is offered through an innovative hybrid format that combines distance educational experiences, on campus immersions, research curriculum, and Simulated Clinical Practice Experiences (SCPEs).
Curriculum Focus
Asynchronous Learning; Hybrid of Traditional or Case-Based Learning; Organ-Based/Systems-Based Learning
Credentials Offered
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Doctorate Degree Offered
No information provided
Type of Masters Degree
MPAS: Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Program Length
24 Months
Start Month
October 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
No information provided
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
Yes
On-Campus Housing
No
Required Onsite Interview
No
Types of Interviews
Multiple Mini Interview (MMI)
Admission Type
Rolling - Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis

CASPA & Deadlines

CASPA Member
Yes
Upcoming CASPA Cycle
Yes
Application Deadline
04/01/2025
Deadline Requirement
Green-Verified: the application has been submitted, payment, all transcripts, and at least two evaluation letters must be received by CASPA by the posted deadline, and the application has a verified status, meaning all GPAs have been calculated by CASPA.
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
04/01/2025
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No

Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Tuition
$120,000
Seat Deposit
No information provided
Seat Deposit Cost
$1,000
Refundable Seat Deposit
Yes, for emergencies only

Matriculants

Out of State Students Accepted
Yes
Transfer Students Accepted
No
DACA Status Applicants Considered
No information provided
International Applicants Accepted
No
Support for Veterans
Clinical partnerships: Partnerships with veteran organizations for rotations.;Veteran faculty: Faculty members who have veteran status.

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
-
Male
-
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
-
Black or African American
-
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
-
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
-
White
-
Other
-

GRE Average Scores

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided

GRE Average Percentiles

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Requirements

Minimum Number of Reference Letters Required
3
Types of References Required
Other health care provider
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
No GPA minimum required
Standardized Test(s) Required
Graduate Record Examinations (will not accept MCAT)
Healthcare Experience
Yes, required
Hours Needed
500
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No information provided
Paid Health Care
Required
Volunteer/Community Service Health Care
Required
Paid Direct Patient Care
Required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
No information provided
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No information provided
Other Paid Health Care
No information provided
Other Volunteer Health Care
No information provided
Shadowing a PA
Recommended but not required
Shadowing a Physician
Recommended but not required
Shadowing other health care provider
Recommended but not required
Clinical and/or non-clinical research
Recommended but not required
Virtual Health Care Accepted
No
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
No

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
10 Years
Human Anatomy
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Biology (general)
6 Credit(s), Lab Required
Microbiology
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Chemistry (general)
3 Credit(s)
Organic Chemistry
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Human Physiology
3 Credit(s)
Statistics
3 Credit(s)
English
3 Credit(s)
Psychology
3 Credit(s)