Saint Francis University

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*Last updated January 29th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
To educate you as physician assistants to provide competent, compassionate and comprehensive health care to people and communities in need, as expressed through the Franciscan tradition.
Unique Program Features
In person or on campus classes, simulation lab, great pass rate
Curriculum Focus
Early Clinical Exposure; 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
MPAS: Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Program Length
24 Months
Start Month
May 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
4
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Types of Interviews
Traditional Interview
Admission Type
Regular - All applications are reviewed once the set deadline has passed

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.

Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Tuition
$119,000
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$800
Refundable Seat Deposit
No

Matriculants

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

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
-
Male
-
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
-
Black or African American
-
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
-
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
-
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
No restrictions
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.20
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
No GPA minimum required
Standardized Test(s) Required
None
Healthcare Experience
Yes, required
Hours Needed
100
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No information provided
Paid Health Care
Not Required
Volunteer/Community Service Health Care
Not Required
Paid Direct Patient Care
Not Required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Not Required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
100
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No information provided
Other Paid Health Care
Not Required
Other Volunteer Health Care
No information provided
Shadowing a PA
Required
Shadowing a Physician
Required
Shadowing other health care provider
Required
Clinical and/or non-clinical research
Recommended but not required
Virtual Health Care Accepted
No
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
No

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
No information provided
Human Anatomy
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Microbiology
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Human Physiology
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Medical Terminology
1 Credit(s)
Statistics
3 Credit(s)
Psychology
3 Credit(s)