Tufts University

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*Last updated May 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
08/01/2022
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
25
Start Month
January
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
6
Program Credit Hours
130
Estimated Incoming Class Size
50

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
10
Male
34
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.0
Asian
4.0
Black or African American
1.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
6.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
39.0
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
Yes
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
Clinical partnerships
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$103,824
Total Fees
$2,058

GPA Requirements

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

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • Statistics
  • Anatomy & Physiology I and II with labs
  • General Chemistry I & II with labs
  • General Biology I & II with labs
Required Shadowing
No information provided
Required Health Care Experience
Not Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
1000
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
No
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
3
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
GRE (will accept MCAT);TOEFL
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
67
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
59

Mission Statement

The mission of the Tufts University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program is to educate a diverse body of students who will learn to participate in all aspects of the health care continuum, including disease prevention and management, health promotion and maintenance, and end of life care. As patient advocates, they will be integral members of the health care team, improving access to care for all populations and across all communities they serve.

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