Program Admissions | Physician Assistant Studies

The School of Physician Assistant Studies provides an outstanding curriculum utilizing innovative, alternative and traditional formats in a dynamic learning environment. The focus of the school is driven by the needs of the local and global community with a strong commitment to multilingual, multicultural and gender-equitable learning.

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Our Students

Graduating Class of 2021 Profile (started in May 2019)
Men 37%
Women 63%
Average Age 28
Age Range 21 - 42
CASPA Science BCP GPA 3.74
Last 45 Semester Credit GPA 3.88
Average Patient Care Experience 4,150 hours
Range of Patient Care Experience 1,020 - 28,080 hours
Oregon Residents 34%
Verified CASPA Applications by the deadline 2,307
Supplemental Applications 2,101
Applicants Interviewed 163
Incoming Class Size 59

Current Student Geography

Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina,
Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin

Graduate Outcomes
NCCPA Board Pass Rate 99%
Employment Post Grad 95%-100%
Graduate Employment Areas
Primary Care 53%
Family Medicine 40%
Surgery 30%
Emergency Medicine 7%
Rural/Underserved communities 26%
Pacific Northwest practice 59%

Contact Us

Leah Baldwin | Associate Director of Graduate and Professional Program Admissions
503-352-7224 | leahbaldwin@pacificu.edu
Fax: 503-352-7290