Admission to our PA Studies Program

Johnson & Wales University offers a 24-month MSPAS. Our program offers 36 seats a year, and classes begin in June. We seek the most highly qualified students who have a demonstrated capacity to excel academically and show the most promise of becoming PAs who will exemplify our program's mission. All applicants must be graduates of, or be in the process of graduating from an accredited U.S. institution. A bachelor's degree is required before matriculation. We are not currently able to accept applications from international candidates. 


Matriculated Student Data

 
  Class of '16 Class of '17 Class of '18 Class of '19
Female 79.17% 75% 77% 88%
Male 20.83% 25% 23% 12%
Total Verified CASPA Applications  766 1,030 709 718
Total Matriculants 24 24 36 36
Acceptance Rate 3% 2% 5% 5%
Average GPA 3.58 3.62 3.66 3.61
Average Science GPA 3.55 3.59 3.61 3.55
Average BCP GPA 3.51 3.55 3.57 3.55
Average Hours of Direct Patient Care 1,706 1,996 1,766 1,678
Mean GRE Percentiles        
              Verbal 65% 60% 59% 56%
              Quantitative 55% 57% 50% 51%
              Analytical 56% 64% 63% 62%

 

Student ratios

 
  Class of '16 Class of '17 Class of '18 Class of '19
Principal Faculty to Student Ratio 01:8 01:10 01:11 01:11

 

Attrition

                             
  Class of '16 Class of '17 Class of '18 Class of '19
Deceleration 0 0 0 0
Withdrawal 1 0 2 0
Dismissal 0 0 0 0

 

  • Student attrition is defined as the permanent loss of a matriculated students from the course of study in a physician assistant program.
  • Deceleration is defined as the loss of a student from the entering cohort, who remains matriculated in the physician assistant program.


The information provided here is a guide to help you plan your coursework, program prerequisites and other required items.

The 2017-18 online application is now available through the Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA). By submitting a CASPA application, the applicant certifies to Johnson & Wales University that all information in their application and supporting documentation is true, correct, and complete.

For inquiries on this admissions process, contact Katie Spolidoro, 401-598-2381.