Frequently asked questions about the DeSales Physician Assistant Program

  • Are DeSales University PA graduates working?

  • Do I need to complete a Supplemental Application to be considered for admission to DeSales?

  • Do you have graduate housing?

  • Does DeSales have a cadaver lab?

  • How do I apply?

  • How much is the application fee?

  • How well do DeSales University PA students and graduates perform when compared to other programs?

  • I have all of my science pre-requisites completed, but I did not take a lab with them. Do I need to take the lab?

  • Is a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Score necessary?

  • Is the GRE required for admission? What about alternate standardized tests?

  • Is the meal plan available if I live on or off campus?

  • Must all patient care hours be completed prior to applying through CASPA? What types of positions will count toward patient care hours?

  • Must all pre-requisites be completed prior to applying through CASPA?

  • What is DeSales University's GRE School Code?

  • What is DeSales University's Physician Assistant U.S. News & World Report ranking?

  • What is the deadline for application to DeSales University's PA Program?

  • Where do I send additional documents needed for my admissions file?

  • Why should I attend DeSales University's PA Program?

Physician Assistant students: to receive full consideration for the next academic year, your CASPA application must be submitted no later than December 1.

Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA)

DeSales University Information Sessions

Program Information