High Point University

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*Last updated January 2023

Deadlines

Application Deadline
10/01/2023
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$1,000
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
27
Start Month
June
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
109
Estimated Incoming Class Size
65

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
57
Male
8
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
2
Black or African American
1
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
4
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
55
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MPAS: Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
No
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
HPU students learn the knowledge, values, and communication skills necessary to develop teams and collaborate within an interprofessional environment to become a health care professional for the world as it is going to be. Exceptional clinical simulation labs, hands-on experiences, problem-based learning, willed body program, faculty mentors and community engagement lead to an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people.
Support for Veterans
<strong>Yellow Ribbon program</strong>: Institutional participation in the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/yellow_ribbon/yellow_ribbon_info_schools.asp">Yellow Ribbon Schools program</a>;a university-funded scholarship program for veterans.
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$112,000
Total Fees
$5,800

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.20
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.20

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • Statistics
  • Psychology
  • General chemistry with lab
  • Biological Science
  • Additional Chemistry with lab
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab I & II
  • Upper Level Human Biological Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
Required Shadowing
Required
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
300
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
No information provided
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
Graduate Record Examinations (will not accept MCAT)
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
153
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
153
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The mission of the High Point University Physician Assistant Studies program is to deliver a student-centered, experiential curriculum grounded in high academic and ethical standards. The program strives to develop compassionate PAs who are self-directed, lifelong learners prepared to provide evidence-based, patient-centered care as members of an interprofessional health care team.