Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (NCCPA) Performance Summary Report
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Student Attrition, Graduation Rates, PANCE Outcomes, Employment Data
Our most current information is provided below:
The program has an attrition rate of 2% (2 out of 96) over the last 3 class year cohorts. This is well below the national average of 6.8% (PAEA 35th Program Report published in 2020).
|Class of 2020||Class of 2021||Class of 2022||Class of 2023||Class of 2024|
|Maximum entering class size (as approved by ARC-PA)||28||32||36||36||36|
|Entering class size||28||32||36||36||36|
|* Attrition rate||4%||3%||0%||#||#|
*Attrition rate calculation: Number of students who attrited from cohort divided by the entering class size.
**Graduation rate: Number of cohort graduates divided by the entering class size.
|PANCE Certification Data||Class 2020||Class 2021||Class 2022||Class of 2023||Class of 2024|
|Program: PANCE first pass rate ***||96%||100%||92%||#||#|
|National Average: PANCE first pass rate ***||95%||93%||92%||#||#|
|Program PANCE performance all exams taken||100%||100%||100% ****||#||#|
*** PANCE rate: Program first pass rate is the rate for all students on their first attempt at taking the PANCE exam
**** PANCE rate: after all exam attempts complete. Current to date 05/30/2023
|Cohort||Graduated||Reported||% Employed as PA-C (reported)||Unreported||Pending Certification|
Graduation Employment By State