University of Dayton

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*Last updated March 5th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
Our mission is to produce physician assistants who are committed to the service of the human person through the skillful, compassionate, and ethical provision of health care within the context of the Catholic Marianist tradition. We emphasize excellent generalist care for the whole person, particularly upholding dignity for society's most vulnerable, in a learning environment which emphasizes leadership, life-long learning, and service.
Unique Program Features
Systems-based modular curriculum, regular simulation and hands-on application as part of curriculum, focus on service and collaboration in a Catholic Marianist tradition, international rotations
Curriculum Focus
Case-Based Learning; Collaborative or Team-Based Learning; Hybrid of Traditional or Case-Based Learning; Organ-Based/Systems-Based Learning; Problem-Based Learning
Credentials Offered
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Doctorate Degree Offered
No information provided
Type of Masters Degree
MPAP: Master of Physician Assistant Practice
Program Length
27 Months
Start Month
August 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
40
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Types of Interviews
Group Interview; Multiple Mini Interview (MMI)
Admission Type
Rolling - Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis

CASPA & Deadlines

CASPA Member
Yes
Upcoming CASPA Cycle
Yes
Application Deadline
10/01/2024
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
$96,600
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$1,000
Refundable Seat Deposit
No

Matriculants

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

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
31
Male
7
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
1
Asian
1
Black or African American
4
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
4
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
32
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
Other health care provider; Academic Reference (e.g. Teacher/Professor; Academic Advisor)
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
3.00
Standardized Test(s) Required
None
Healthcare Experience
Yes, required
Hours Needed
250
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No Requirement
Paid Health Care
Recommended but not required
Volunteer/Community Service Health Care
Recommended but not required
Paid Direct Patient Care
Recommended but not required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Recommended but not required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
No information provided
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No Requirement
Other Paid Health Care
Recommended but not required
Other Volunteer Health Care
No information provided
Shadowing a PA
Recommended but not required
Shadowing a Physician
Recommended but not required
Shadowing other health care provider
Recommended but not required
Clinical and/or non-clinical research
Recommended but not required
Virtual Health Care Accepted
No
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
Yes

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
10 Years
Human Anatomy
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Biochemistry
3 Credit(s)
Microbiology
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Organic Chemistry
8 Credit(s), Lab Required
Human Physiology
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Medical Terminology
1 Credit(s)
Statistics
3 Credit(s)
Psychology
6 Credit(s)