PANCE Pass Rate

The Methodist University PA Program pass rates for first-time takers of the PA National Certifying Exam (PANCE) compare favorably with national rates. MU’s PANCE scores for the last five years are below and may also be viewed on the official report from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

ClassClass Graduation YearGroupNumber of Candidates Who Took PANCENumber of Exam AttemptsNumber of Exams PassedProgram Exam Pass RateNational Exam Pass Rate for the Class Graduation Year% of Candidates Who Ultimately Passed PANCE
Class of 20162016All Takers373737100%93%100%
First Time Takers373737100%96%100%
Class of 20172017All Takers393939100%95%100%
First Time Takers393939100%97%100%
Class of 20182018All Takers383838100%97%100%
First Time Takers383838100%98%100%
Class of 20192019All Takers37413790%91%100%
First Time Takers37373492%93%100%
Class of 20202020All Takers404040100%93%100%
First Time Takers404040100%95%100%

Five Year First Time Taker Average Pass Rate for Program: 98%