PANCE - National Certifying Exam

 

Graduates of Physician Assistant programs must pass the Physician Assistant National Certification Examination (PANCE) in order to obtain licensure in all 50 states.  

  • Over 99% of all DeSales PA graduates pass the PANCE on their first try
  • 99.3% of DeSales PA graduates have passed the PANCE since program inception
  • DeSales first-time pass rate 5-year average: 100%
  • National first-time pass rate 5-year average: 94%

 

DeSales University PANCE Data Nov 2014

Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination 
Five Year First Time Taker Summary Report

Program Name:  DeSales University Physician Assistant Program

Program Number: 1141

Report Date:  01-03-2017

Definitions of the report headings are provided at the end of the report.
All information is current as of the date the report was generated.

Class

 

Class  Graduation Year

 

Number of first Time Takers

 

Program First Time Taker Pass Rate

 

National First Time Taker Pass Rate for the Class Graduation Year

 

August 2012

2012

38

100%

93%

August 2013

2013

40

100%

94%

August 2014

2014

38

100%

95%

August 2015

2015

51

100%

96%

January 2016

2015

3

100%

96%

August 2016

2016

74

97%

96%

Five Year First Time Taker Average Pass Rate for Program: 99%

Five Year National First Time Taker Average: 95%


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

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