PANCE Pass Rates

Physician Assistant Program NCCPA National Certifying Exam Results

Since its inception in 1995, the composite pass rate for all Philadelphia University first time test takers has been 95%, with 4 years during which 100% of students passed on the first attempt.  This compares to a composite national pass rate during the same time period of 92%. 

NCCPA 5 year Pass Rate Report (PDF)

 
Graduating Class Phila. U. Pass 1st time National All Takers Pass Rate
1997 96% 92%
1998 97% 95%
1999 88% 91%
2000 97% 92%
2001 94% 91%
2002 100% 90 %
2003 91% 89%
2004 92% 90%
2005 97% 91%
2006 98% 92%
2007 100% 93%
2008 100% 94%
2009 90% 92%
2010 100% 92%
2011 86% 91%
2012 98% 93%
2013 100% 94%

Composite

96%

92%