University of Charleston

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*Last updated September 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
08/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
08/01/2022
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
28
Start Month
January
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
110
Estimated Incoming Class Size
30

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
86%
Male
14%
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
-
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MPAS: Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
Yes
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No
Special Tracks
Yes
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Resident Tuition
$90,330
Non-Resident Tuition
$90,330

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
  • Statistics
  • Psychology
  • General chemistry I & II with lab
  • College Algebra or higher
  • Organic Chemistry I & II with lab
  • Human Anatomy & Human Physiology with labs
  • General Biology I with lab
Required Shadowing
Not required
Required Health Care Experience
Recommended
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Recommended
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
No information provided
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
No
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
None
Required Bachelor Degree
No
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE;CASPer
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
154
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
152
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Charleston Physician Assistant Program is to prepare competent physician assistants who value and provide comprehensive, patient-centered, culturally sensitive primary care, and are committed to lifelong-learning, professional growth, community health, and caring for underserved populations.

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