University of Florida

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*Last updated January 30th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
Our mission is to educate students to become physician assistants who will serve the people of Florida and the nation as part of a multidisciplinary team in a diverse and ever-changing health care environment.
Unique Program Features
On-campus simulation lab, none prosected cadaver lab
Curriculum Focus
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
June 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
56
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Types of Interviews
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
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.
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
08/01/2024
Supplemental Application Fee
$37
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No
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Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Tuition
No information provided
Resident Tuition
$54,480
Non-Resident Tuition
$121,200
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$200
Refundable Seat Deposit
No

Matriculants

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

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
37
Male
19
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
1
Asian
8
Black or African American
5
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
32
Other
-

GRE Average Scores

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
155
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4.3
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
154

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
PA; Physician; Other health care provider
Minimum Overall GPA Required
No GPA minimum required
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
2.00
Standardized Test(s) Required
CASPer; Graduate Record Examinations (will not accept MCAT)
Healthcare Experience
Recommended, but not required
Hours Needed
No information provided
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No information provided
Paid Health Care
Recommended but not required
Volunteer/Community Service Health Care
Recommended but not required
Paid Direct Patient Care
Required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Recommended but not required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
2000
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No information provided
Other Paid Health Care
Not Required
Other Volunteer Health Care
No information provided
Shadowing a PA
Recommended but not required
Shadowing a Physician
Not Required
Shadowing other health care provider
Not Required
Clinical and/or non-clinical research
Not Required
Virtual Health Care Accepted
No information provided
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
Yes

Prerequisites

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