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West Liberty University

West Liberty,
WV
208 University Drive
West Liberty,
WV
26074

Program Website:

Admissions Office Email:

paprogram@westliberty.edu
304-336-5098

Program Information

Length of Program:

24 Months

Part-Time Option Available:  

No

Starting Semester: 

Summer

Accreditation:

Continued

Students per Class:

18

PANCE First-Time Pass Rate: 

94%

Cost of Attendance (Resident / Non-Resident): 

$86,991 / $122,949   Includes living expenses.

Combined Degree Program(s) Offered: 

None

Admissions Information

Application:

Participates in CASPA:

Yes

Application Deadline:

August 1
(Rolling Admissions)

GPA:

Minimum GPA:   

3

Minimum Science GPA:

3

Average GPA: 

Not Reported by Program

Average Science GPA:   

Not Reported by Program

Shadowing and Experience:

PA Shadowing Required or Recommended:

Recommended

Minimum PA Shadowing: 

None

Patient Care Experience Required:

None

Patient Care Experience Recommended: 

No Specific Recommendation

Additional Information Regarding Patient Care:

Direct patient care experience or records of community service will give applicants preference for acceptance.

Testing

Test(s) Required:

GRE Required

GRE Deadline:

Check with School

GRE Expiration:

Check with School

PA-CAT Deadline:

Not Applicable

CASPer Required:

Yes

CASPer Deadline:

Check with School

Coursework Policies

Coursework Expiration:

Not Available
Courses preferred to have been taken within the last 10 years, but not required.

Online Coursework Accepted:

Yes
Online coursework is not accepted for science laboratory courses.

Community College Coursework Accepted:

Yes

Pending Prerequisite Coursework Allowed:

Yes
2 pending course(s) maximum.

Prerequisites

Course
Semesters
Required or Recommended
Notes
General Chemistry
2 Semesters with Lab
Required
Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry with corresponding labs (8 units minimum) all taken would also count for this requirement.
Organic Chemistry
Not Required
Biochemistry
Not Required
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry Options
Not Required
Introductory Biology
Not Required
Microbiology
1 Semester with Lab
Required
Upper-Level Biology
Not Required
Genetics
1 Semester
Recommended
Anatomy and Physiology
2 Semesters: 1 Each of Anatomy and Physiology, OR 2 Semesters of Combined Anatomy/Physiology, Each with Lab
Required
Physics
Not Required
Medical Terminology
Not Required
English / Writing
2 Semesters
Required
Psychology
1 Semester
Required
Social Sciences
1 Semester
Required
Statistics
Not Required
Other Math
1 Semester
Required
One semester of any of college level Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus or Statistics (3 units minimum) would fulfill this requirement.
Foreign Language
Not Required
Other Requirements

None.

Other Recommendations

None.

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