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Rocky Vista University

Parker,
CO
Information Last Reviewed by PreHealthAdmit: January 2023
8401 S. Chambers Road
Parker,
CO
80134

Program Website:

Admissions Office Email:

admissions@rvu.edu
303-373-2008

Program Information

Length of Program:

27 Months

Part-Time Option Available:  

Not Stated on School Website

Starting Semester: 

Fall

Accreditation:

Provisional/Probation

Students per Class:

36

PANCE First-Time Pass Rate: 

100%

Cost of Attendance (Resident / Non-Resident): 

$91,908 / $91,908   Does not include living expenses.

Combined Degree Program(s) Offered: 

None

Admissions Information

Application:

Participates in CASPA:

Yes

Application Deadline:

September 1
(Rolling Admissions not Stated)

GPA:

Minimum GPA:   

2.8

Minimum Science GPA:

3

Average GPA: 

3.5

Average Science GPA:   

3.29

Shadowing and Experience:

PA Shadowing Required or Recommended:

Recommended

Minimum PA Shadowing: 

None

Patient Care Experience Required:

1000 Hours

Patient Care Experience Recommended: 

No Specific Recommendation

Testing

Test(s) Required:

GRE Required

GRE Deadline:

September 1

GRE Expiration:

5
Year(s)

PA-CAT Deadline:

Not Applicable

CASPer Required:

No

CASPer Deadline:

Not Applicable

Coursework Policies

Coursework Expiration:

Not Available

Online Coursework Accepted:

Not Stated on School Website

Community College Coursework Accepted:

Yes

Pending Prerequisite Coursework Allowed:

No

Prerequisites

Course
Semesters
Required or Recommended
Notes
General Chemistry
Recommended
Organic Chemistry
Recommended
Biochemistry
Recommended
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry Options
Introductory Biology
Recommended
Microbiology
Recommended
Upper-Level Biology
Recommended
Cellular Biology
Genetics
Recommended
Anatomy and Physiology
Recommended
Physics
Recommended
Medical Terminology
1 Course
Recommended
Often programs only require a one-unit course. Some programs accept a non-credit certificate course.
English / Writing
Not Required
Psychology
Recommended
Social Sciences
Recommended
Statistics
Recommended
Other Math
Not Required
Foreign Language
Not Required
Other Requirements

None.

Other Recommendations
The program does not require applicants to have completed specific prerequisite courses. However, the program strongly recommends the following coursework from a regionally accredited institution of higher education • Biology • General Chemistry • Organic Chemistry • Biochemistry • Physics • Statistics • Behavior/Social Science • Additional coursework such as: Genetics, Human Anatomy, Physiology, Microbiology, Cellular Biology, Medical Terminology, Ethics, Humanities, Communication

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