Loma Linda University

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*Last updated February 2023

Deadlines

Application Deadline
10/01/2023
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
12/15/2023
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No
Deposit
$500
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
24
Start Month
September
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Quarters
Total Number of Terms
8
Program Credit Hours
128
Estimated Incoming Class Size
38

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
29
Male
9
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
1
Asian
5
Black or African American
1
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
13
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
1.0
White
13
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MPA: Master of 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
Seventh-Day Adventist institution, on-campus simulation lab, association with a medical hospital and medical center, multiple options for international rotations and service work with emphasis on serving the underserved, mission trip to Mexico during the summer quarter of didactic year, prosected cadaver lab, multiple inter-professional experiences.
Support for Veterans
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$96,285
Total Fees
$7,392

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
No GPA minimum required

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • General Psychology
  • General chemistry with lab
  • English
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab I & II
  • General Sociology or Cultural Anthropology
  • College-level Algebra
Required Shadowing
Recommended
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
2000
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No
Required Onsite Interview
No
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Employee/Supervisor;PA;Physician
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

Loma Linda University Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Sciences educates primary care physician assistants who will provide healthcare in collaboration with physicians as active members of a professional healthcare team. We are committed to excellence and compassion for the whole person and quality healthcare for underserved communities locally and globally, in accordance with the mission of Loma Linda University and the School of Allied Health Professions.

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