Delaware Valley University

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*Last updated January 29th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
The Delaware Valley University Physician Assistant Program is dedicated to the pillars of scholarship, service, and professionalism. The Program strives to train graduates who are highly competent and recognized as excellent clinicians and leaders in the complex health care environment. The Program is committed to producing graduates who provide compassionate, team-based, and evidence-based patient care, aware of and meeting the needs of society and their diverse communities.
Unique Program Features
Small cohort size with personal attention and a focus on flipped-classroom, active learning, and early clinical experiences and application of knowledge.
Curriculum Focus
Asynchronous Learning; Collaborative or Team-Based Learning; Early Clinical Exposure; 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
MSPAS: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Program Length
24 Months
Start Month
October 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
20
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Required Onsite Interview
No
Types of Interviews
Traditional Interview
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.

Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Tuition
$80,000
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$1,500
Refundable Seat Deposit
No

Matriculants

Out of State Students Accepted
Yes
Transfer Students Accepted
No
DACA Status Applicants Considered
Yes
International Applicants Accepted
Yes, with exceptions. Please visit the program's website.
Support for Veterans
No information provided

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
17
Male
3
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
4
Black or African American
3
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
-
White
11
Other
-

GRE Average Scores

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
154
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4.2
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
153

GRE Average Percentiles

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
60
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
64
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
43

Requirements

Minimum Number of Reference Letters Required
3
Types of References Required
PA; Physician
Minimum Overall GPA Required
No GPA minimum required
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
No GPA minimum required
Standardized Test(s) Required
None
Healthcare Experience
Recommended, but not required
Hours Needed
No information provided
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No information provided
Paid Health Care
Recommended but not required
Volunteer/Community Service Health Care
Recommended but not required
Paid Direct Patient Care
Recommended but not required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Recommended but not required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
No information provided
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No information provided
Other Paid Health Care
Recommended but not required
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
Yes
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
Yes

Prerequisites

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