NOTE: Application to the Combined BS/MS Physician Assistant Program requires that all
documents be submitted together in one envelope. Incomplete applications will be
returned to the applicant for completion and resubmission by the postmark deadline.
Click here to download a comprehensive undergraduate application
packet of materials for Freshman (Combined BS./M.S. only) [28 page PDF document]
UNDERGRADUATE (COMBINED B.S./M.S.)
The postmark deadline for submission of application materials for the fall semester
beginning in August is January 31.
Applicants will be contacted for phone interviews shortly after receipt of their
completed application packet.
The following credentials must be submitted together, in one envelope, postmarked
by January 31. Faxes are not accepted.
Office of Admissions
School House Lane & Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144-5497
$40 non-refundable application fee payable to Philadelphia University
(check or money order)
University Application for Admission (download) or
The Common Application (download)
PA Supplemental Application (download)
Official High School Transcript
SAT or ACT scores
International students must submit TOEFL test results.
A score of 213 (on computer-based test) or better is required.
Please have three letters of reference completed using the form
provided. Recommendations must be submitted with your application
in sealed envelopes with references' signatures across envelope
flaps. These preferably should be from individuals who are familiar
with your academic, volunteer or occupational work such as a teacher
or supervisor. Please fill out the top portion of these forms labeled
"Applicant." The waiver signature on the form is suggested but not
Please submit an essay of at least 250 words, discussing your motivation
for wanting to be a PA and attributes you have that make you well
suited for the PA profession. This preferably should be typed, and
limited to one page.
Professional Resume (optional)
Physician Assistant Application Checklist (download)
Please clip the completed checklist to your PA application. Check
off the items that are included in the envelope. Write "NA" in the
space for items that are not applicable to you.
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