CUNY York College

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*Last updated February 2023

Deadlines

Application Deadline
12/01/2023
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
01/15/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$250
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
28
Start Month
August
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
9
Program Credit Hours
87
Estimated Incoming Class Size
29

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
18
Male
11
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
10
Black or African American
4
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
6
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
10
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MSPA: Master of Science Physician Assistant
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
Yes, with exceptions. Please visit the program's website.
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
The York College PA Program is the gem of Jamaica, NY. Our students are hired immediately after graduation by our clinical rotation facilities. We have an overall 100% pass rate, and our students provide excellent medical care to underserved urban areas.
Support for Veterans
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Resident Tuition
$40,163
Non-Resident Tuition
$78,647

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology
  • Statistics
  • Biochemistry
  • General Chemistry
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab
  • General Biology
  • Behavioral Sciences
Required Shadowing
Recommended
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
500
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
500
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
No restrictions
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
No information provided
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

Mission The York College Physician Assistant program seeks to recruit and educate students from the diverse surrounding communities to become highly competent, compassionate, and culturally aware providers of excellent medical care to underserved urban areas. Incorporated in our mission is a priority on increasing access to medical professional education for racial and ethnic minorities, financially disadvantaged students, and first-generation college graduates. Our program is committed to providing strong support so that we may also expect high performance from our students. All students successfully completing the program are eligible to sit for the national PA board examination administered by NCCPA and will have completed a didactic and clinical curriculum emphasizing urban medical c