Physician Assistant Program Class Profile

Class of 2023 Profile

Class Size: 40

Applications Received: 1,025

Female, Male Ratio: 29:11

Average Overall GPA: 3.37

Average Prerequisite GPA: 3.64

Average GRE Scores: Verbal: 154, Quantitative: 151, Analytical: 4.0, Total: 305

Average Health Care Experience Hours: 2,943

Average Age: 26

States Outside of NC Represented: AK, CA, FL, IL, LA, SC, TX

Schools Represented:

  • Appalachian State University
  • Black Hills State University
  • California State University- Long Beach
  • Coastal Carolina University
  • East Carolina University
  • Hampton University (M)
  • Meredith College*
  • Methodist University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Northwestern University
  • Ohio University- Athens
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Florida
  • University of Houston
  • University of New Orleans
  • University of North Carolina- Asheville
  • University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina- Charlotte
  • University of North Carolina- Pembroke
  • University of North Carolina- Wilmington
  • University of North Florida
  • University of South Florida-Tampa (M)
  • University of South Florida- St. Petersburg
  • University of Southern Alabama
  • Wake Forest University (M)
  • Winston-Salem State University

(M) – Master’s program

*Both undergraduate and Pre-Health Post Baccalaureate Program

Health Care Experience Positions:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Echocardiographer
  • Emergency Room (Department) Tech
  • EMT
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Healthcare Tech
  • Special Forces Medic
  • Medical Assistant
  • Neuro Tech
  • Nursing Assistant (Aide)
  • Ophthalmology Tech
  • Orthopedic Aide
  • Paramedic
  • Patient Care Tech (Assistant)
  • Phlebotomist
  • Physical Therapy Tech (Aide)
  • Radiology Tech
  • Scribe
  • Surgical Tech
  • Tomography Tech

Class of 2022 Profile

Class Size: 40

Applications Received: 1,164

Female, Male Ratio: 22:18

Average Overall GPA: 3.50

Average Prerequisite GPA: 3.62

Average GRE: Verbal: 154, Quantitative: 152, Analytical: 4.0, Total: 306

Average Clinical Experience Hours: 3,125

Average Age: 25

States outside of NC represented: CA, CO, FL, MI, MT, OH, TX, VA

Colleges/Universities represented:

  • Appalachian State University
  • Brigham Young University
  • Campbell University
  • Colorado State University-Ft. Collins
  • College of Charleston
  • Cornell University
  • East Carolina University
  • Fayetteville State University
  • Huntington University
  • Meredith College
  • Methodist University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Radford University
  • Stetson University
  • SUNY- Courtland
  • University California-Davis
  • University of California- Santa Barbara
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Colorado- Boulder
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Great Falls
  • University of Mary Washington
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina- Pembroke
  • University of Richmond
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Clinical Experience Hours

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Emergency Room (Department) Tech
  • EMT
  • Habilitation Tech
  • Special Forces Medic
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant (Aide)
  • Paramedic
  • Patient Care Tech (Assistant)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Physical Therapy Tech (Aide)
  • Radiology Tech
  • Scribe
  • Surgical Tech

Class of 2021 Profile

Class Size: 40

Applications Received: 1,176

Female-to-Male Ratio: 30:10

Average Overall GPA: 3.34

Average Prerequisite GPA: 3.50

Average GRE Scores: Verbal: 154, Quantitative: 153, Analytical: 4.0, Total: 307

Average Health Care Experience Hours: 4,743

Average Age: 27

States outside of NC represented: CA, GA, FL, KY, IL, MD, MA, MI, MN, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, VA, WI

Colleges/Universities represented:

  • Augusta University
  • East Carolina University
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Gardner Webb University
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Indiana University
  • Methodist University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • State University of New York – Geneseo
  • United States Military Academy – West Point
  • University of California -San Diego
  • University of Colorado – Boulder
  • University of Maryland – University College
  • University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina – Greensboro
  • University of North Carolina – Pembroke
  • University of North Carolina – Wilmington
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Texas – Dallas
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Virginia Tech University
  • Western Carolina University
  • Wingate University
  • Winston Salem State University
  • Winthrop University

Health Care Experience Positions

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • EMT
  • Habilitation Tech
  • Special Forces Medic
  • Medical Assistant
  • Naturopathic Doctor
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Ophthalmology Tech
  • Paramedic
  • Patient Care Tech (Assistant)
  • Phlebotomy
  • Physical Therapy Tech
  • Rehabilitation Tech
  • Registered Nurse
  • Scribe