Kansas State University

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*Last updated January 29th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
The Kansas State University Physician Assistant Program's mission is to prepare diverse and highly skilled graduates who are committed to providing compassionate and patient-centered care in a collaborative environment. The program is dedicated to graduating physician assistants who demonstrate professionalism, are globally minded, and practice within an ethical framework to improve the quality of life of their communities, and the medically underserved populations.
Unique Program Features
On-Campus simulation lab, 2 Anatomage tables for A&P virtual dissection!
Curriculum Focus
Case-Based Learning; Organ-Based/Systems-Based Learning; Problem-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
27 Months
Start Month
January 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
44
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Types of Interviews
Panel 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
08/01/2024
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
08/01/2024
Supplemental Application Fee
$75
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No
View Supplemental Application

Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Tuition
No information provided
Resident Tuition
$51,711
Non-Resident Tuition
$115,636
Seat Deposit
No information provided
Seat Deposit Cost
$1,000
Refundable Seat Deposit
No

Matriculants

Out of State Students Accepted
Yes
Transfer Students Accepted
No
DACA Status Applicants Considered
Yes
International Applicants Accepted
Yes
International Application Link
Support for Veterans
No information provided

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
22
Male
18
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
1
Asian
4
Black or African American
1
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
4
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
26
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
Employee/Supervisor; Academic Reference (e.g. Teacher/Professor; Academic Advisor)
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
3.00
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
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Microbiology
3 Credit(s)
Human Physiology
4 Credit(s)
Genetics
3 Credit(s)
Medical Terminology
2 Credit(s)
Psychology
3 Credit(s)