Matriculated Student Data


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 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
FEMALE 75% 77% 88% 73% 86%
MALE 25% 23% 12% 27% 14%
TOTAL APPS
1,030 709 718 1,026 696
TOTAL ENROLLED
24 36 36 36 36
ACCEPT RATE
2% 5% 5% 3% 5%
AVG GPA
3.62 3.66 3.61 3.67 3.68
AVG SCIENCE GPA
3.59 3.61 3.55 3.63 3.62
AVG BCP GPA 3.55 3.57 3.55 3.59 3.56
AVG HRS, DIRECT PATIENT CARE
1,996 1,766 1,678 4,475 2,880
MEAN GRE PERCENTILES:
         Verbal 60% 59% 56% 64% 59%
         Quantitative 57% 50% 51% 52% 46%
         Analytical 64% 63% 62% 66% 67%


Faculty: Student Ratios

Class of '16 Class of '17 Class of '18 Class of '19 Class of '20
Principal Faculty to Student Ratio 01:8 01:10 01:11 01:11 01:11.1*

*Calculated using total number of enrolled students by full-time faculty head count.



Attrition by Class

Grad Year   Matriculated     Graduated   Left the Program 
2016 24 23 1
2017 24 24 0
2018 36 34 2
2019 36 35 1

  • Student attrition is defined as the permanent loss of a matriculated students from the course of study in a physician assistant program.

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

The 2019-20 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.