Physician Assistant Program Graduate Placement

Class of 2018 Graduate Profile

Entering class size: 40

Attrition: 2

Graduating class size: 38

First-time PA National Certifying Exam (PANCE) pass rate: 100%

Results below are based on the program’s graduate survey upon graduation (90% response rate), and the program’s graduate survey administered six months post-graduation (45% response rate).

  • Job offers by the end of the program
    • Zero: 19%
    • 1-2: 16%
    • 3-5: 24%
    • 5-7: 16%
    • 7-10: 24%
  • Job Placement
    • Had a job offer by graduation: 70%
    • Accepted a job by graduation: 37%
    • Employed within 6 months of graduation: 100%
  • Areas of Practice
    • Family Medicine: 33%
    • Internal Medicine: 22%
    • Emergency Medicine: 17%
    • Orthopedics: 17%
    • Urgent Care: 6%
    • Surgery: 6%
  • Locations of Practice
    • Rural Areas: 59%
    • Medically Underserved Area or Health Professional Shortage Area: 50%
  • States of Practice
    • CO
    • FL
    • GA
    • KS
    • MO
    • NC
    • VA
    • WI
  • NC Locations of Practice
    • Cary
    • Chapel Hill
    • Erwin
    • Fayetteville
    • Greenville
    • Hillsborough
    • Laurinburg
    • Maxton
    • Pembroke
    • Raleigh
    • Sanford
  • Salary Ranges
    • $70,000-$79,000: 11%
    • $80,000-$89,000: 39%
    • $90,000-$99,000: 22%
    • $100,000+: 28%