Northwestern University PA Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Physician Assistant (PA) Program is to prepare PAs to provide compassionate, high quality, patient-centered care as members of interdisciplinary teams. The graduates will be culturally competent, committed to continuous learning and professional development, and make significant contributions to communities and the advancement of the PA profession. 

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Continuing
Campus: Chicago, IL
Degrees Offered: Masters
Distance & Online Learning:  None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Duration: 24 months
Class Capacity: 30 students
On-Campus Housing: Not available
Decision Criteria: Holistic review of entire application, personal interview, personal statement.
Seat Deposit: $1,000
Supplemental Application: Yes
International Students:  Accepted
TOEFL:  Not Required
Recommendation letters: 3, At least 1 letter from a healthcare provider

CASPA

CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline: October
Deadline Type: Submitted

TUITION

Resident $43,309
Nonresident $43,309

GPA

Overall GPA 2.8
Prerequisite GPA No minimum
Science GPA No minimum

GRE

 REQUIRED

EXPERIENCE

Experience recommended/preferred
Strongest preference will be given to applicants who have approximately 2000 hours of hands-on patient care experience prior to applying to the program.  Applicants with fewer than 2000 hours may also be given consideration depending upon the strength of their entire application.  You can also review a partial list of both acceptable and unacceptable positions.

PART TIME OPTION

NO

WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA

For a complete list of the Physician Assistant Program details and requirements please visit the official PA program website.

PA Program Website

Address

Our Address:

Northwestern University 240 E. Huron Street Suite 1-200 Chicago, IL 60611

Telephone:
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