University of North Carolina Chapel Hill PA Program Mission Statement

The mission of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) Physician Assistant (PA) program is to promote high-quality, accessible, patient-centered health care for the people of North Carolina and the nation through excellence in education, scholarship, and clinical service. The UNC PA program is committed to the health care and workforce needs of North Carolinians and will use an inter-professional approach to prepare skilled and compassionate health care practitioners across the continuum of life.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accredited Status: Provisional
Campus: Chapel Hill, NC
Degrees Offered: Masters
Distance & Online Learning: None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Duration: 24 months
Class Capacity: 20 students
On-Campus Housing: Available
Decision Criteria: Knowledge of the profession Personal Readiness for PA Program Rigors, Personal Interview, Personal Statement, Community Service.
Seat Deposit: $500
Supplemental Application: Required
International Students: Accepted
TOEFL: Not Required
Recommendation letters: 3, Two from a clinician

CASPA

CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline August 

TUITION

Resident $61,000
Nonresident $105,000

GPA

Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA 3.2
Science GPA No minimum

GRE

REQUIRED

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED
1000 hours
Paid experience with hands-on patient care
Volunteer experience with hands-on patient care

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:

University of North Carolina Bondurant Hall Campus Box 7121 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7121

Telephone:
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