Northwestern University

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*Last updated September 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
10/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
10/01/2021
Supplemental Application Fee
$50
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$1,000
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
24
Start Month
June
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Trimesters
Total Number of Terms
6
Program Credit Hours
116
Estimated Incoming Class Size
36

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
78%
Male
22%
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.0
Asian
3.0
Black or African American
4.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
4.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
21.0
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MSPAS: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
yes, prior military are encouraged to apply
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$102,078
Total Fees
$2,241

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
2.80
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
2.80

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology
  • Statistics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Biochemistry
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab I & II
Required Shadowing
Recommended
Required Health Care Experience
Not Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
500
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
1000
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Academic Reference;PA;Physician;Employer/supervisor;Other health care provider Recommend not required
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE
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

Our mission is to prepare physician assistants (PAs) to provide compassionate, high-quality, patient-centered care as members of interdisciplinary teams. Graduates from our program are culturally competent, committed to continuous learning and professional development and make significant contributions to communities and the advancement of the PA profession.

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