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CASPA Participating Programs and Eligibility


Many accredited physician assistant programs participate in each CASPA cycle. These programs are accredited by ARC-PA. The physician assistant programs that do not participate in CASPA handle their application processes separately.

Developing Programs

Programs that use CASPA and have applied for but not yet received accreditation are considered "developing" programs. If you are applying to a developing program, please be aware that CASPA does not offer application refunds in the event your program fails to obtain accreditation. 

Program Eligibility

If you have questions about your eligibility to apply to a program, contact the program directly. 

Program Deadline Requirements

Deadlines are determined by each participating program, not CASPA. In addition to determining deadlines, each participating program sets requirements for their deadlines. 

The following lists indicate application submission deadlines for participating and developing programs. Use the color coding to determine your program's requirements:

Blue Deadline Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm ET on the deadline date. Program Materials do not have to be received by the deadline date. 
Orange Deadline Application, payments, transcripts, and at least two letters of reference must be received by 11:59 pm ET on the deadline date. To ensure items arrive on time, try to send all documents several weeks before the deadline.
Green Deadline Applications must be Verified by 11:59 pm ET on the deadline date. Applications can only be verified once all payments, transcripts, and letters of reference have been received. To ensure your application is verified on time, try to complete your application at least four weeks before the deadline. 
White Deadline Program has not reported its deadline requirements to CASPA. Contact the program directly for more information. 
Programs may have additional requirements, including receipt of test scores, supplemental applications, etc. If you have questions about a program's requirements, contact the program directly.


Participating Programs for the 2017-2018 Application Cycle

State Program Program Deadline
FL Adventist University of Health Sciences 10/1/2017
NY Albany Medical College 12/1/2017
WV Alderson-Broaddus University 3/1/2018
MD Anne Arundel Community College 9/1/2017
DE Arcadia University – Delaware Campus 10/1/2017
PA Arcadia University – Glenside Campus 10/1/2017
PA Arcadia University – Dual Degree: MPH/MMS 10/1/2017
AZ Arizona School of Health Sciences 9/1/2017
MN Augsburg College 8/1/2017
OH Baldwin Wallace University 11/1/2017
FL Barry University – Miami Shores Campus 12/1/2017
FL Barry University – St. Croix Campus 12/1/2017
FL Barry University – St. Petersburg Campus 12/1/2017
MA Bay Path University 10/1/2017
TX Baylor College of Medicine 9/1/2017
MN Bethel University – Minnesota 8/1/2017
TN Bethel University – Tennessee 9/1/2017
MA Boston University 10/1/2017
RI Bryant University 10/1/2017
IN Butler University 8/1/2017
CA California Baptist University (opens July 1, 2017) 1/15/2018
NC Campbell University 10/1/2017
WI Carroll University 10/1/2017
OH Case Western Reserve University 11/1/2017
MI Central Michigan University 9/1/2017
CA Chapman University 10/1/2017
CA Charles Drew University 1/15/2018
SC Charleston Southern University 9/1/2017
PA Chatham University 10/1/2017
TN Christian Brothers University (opens June 1, 2017) 12/1/17
NY Clarkson University 3/1/2018
NE College of Saint Mary 3/1/2018
MN College of St. Scholastica 9/1/2017
WI Concordia University 9/1/2017
NY Cornell University – Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences 9/1/2017
NY CUNY School of Medicine (opens July 1, 2017) 1/15/2018
NY CUNY York College (opens June 15, 2017) 1/15/2018
NY D’Youville College 10/1/2017
NY Daemen College 1/15/2018
IA Des Moines University 12/1/2017
PA DeSales University 12/1/2017
IL Dominican University 9/1/2017
CA Dominican University of California (opens May 1, 2017) 11/01/2017
PA Drexel University 9/1/2017
NC Duke University Medical Center 10/1/2017
NC East Carolina University 9/1/2017
MI Eastern Michigan University 9/1/2017
VA Eastern Virginia Medical School 3/1/2018
NC Elon University 11/1/2017
VA Emory & Henry College (opens July 1, 2017) 3/1/2018
GA Emory University 10/1/2017
FL Florida Gulf Coast University (opens July 1, 2017) 1/15/2018
FL Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (opens June 15, 2017) 1/15/2018
FL Florida State University (opens May 1, 2017) 10/1/2017
SC Francis Marion University (opens November 1, 2017) 3/1/2018
LA Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University (formerly Our Lady of the Lake College) 8/1/2017
NH Franklin Pierce University 11/1/2017
NC Gardner Webb University 9/1/2017
DC George Washington University – Two Year PA Program 10/1/2017
DC George Washington University – Three Year Dual Masters PA/MPH 10/1/2017
TX Hardin-Simmons University 12/1/2017
AR Harding University 11/1/2017
WA Heritage University 10/1/2017
NC High Point University 10/1/2017
NY Hofstra University 10/1/2017
ID Idaho State University 11/1/2017
IN Indiana State University 3/1/2018
IN Indiana University School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences 8/1/2017
VA James Madison University 8/1/2017
VA Jefferson College of Health Sciences 11/1/2017
RI Johnson & Wales University 3/1/2018
FL Keiser University 11/1/2017
OH Kettering College 10/1/2017
OH Lake Erie College 12/1/2017
NY Le Moyne College 10/1/2017
NC Lenoir-Rhyne University 3/1/2018
TN Lincoln Memorial University 11/1/2017
PA Lock Haven University 10/1/2017
CA Loma Linda University (opens May 1, 2017) 10/1/2017
NY Long Island University (opens May 15, 2017) 1/15/2018
LA Louisiana State University Health Science Center – New Orleans 8/1/2017
LA Louisiana State University Health Science Center – Shreveport 10/1/2017
VA Lynchburg College 1/15/2018
OH Marietta College 11/1/2017
NY Marist College 1/15/2018
WI Marquette University 9/1/2017
CA Marshall B. Ketchum University 11/1/2017
VA Mary Baldwin University (Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences) 10/1/2017
PA Marywood University 11/1/2017
MA Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science (MCPHS) – Boston, MA
(Apply to only ONE MCPHS campus)
NH Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science (MCPHS) – Manchester, NH
(Apply to only ONE MCPHS campus)
MA Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science (MCPHS) – Worcester, MA
(Apply to only ONE MCPHS campus)
SC Medical University of South Carolina 9/1/2017
GA Mercer University (opens November 1, 2017) 3/1/2018
NY Mercy College 11/1/2017
PA Mercyhurst University (opens on June 1, 2017) 12/1/2017
NC Methodist University 1/15/2018
MA MGH Institute of Health Professions 8/1/2017
IL Midwestern University – Downers Grove 10/1/2017
AZ Midwestern University – Glendale 10/1/2017
TN Milligan College 8/1/2017
MS Mississippi College 3/1/2018
MO Missouri State University 7/15/2017
NJ Monmouth University (opens July 1, 2017) 1/15/2018
OH Mount St. Joseph University 11/1/2017
NY New York Institute of Technology 10/1/2017
SC North Greenville University 10/1/2017
MA Northeastern University - Traditional MS Program 8/1/2017
MA Northeastern University - Dual MS/MPH Program 8/1/2017
AZ Northern Arizona University 9/1/2017
IL Northwestern University 10/1/2017
FL Nova Southeastern University – Fort Lauderdale 12/1/2017
FL Nova Southeastern University – Fort Myers 12/1/2017
FL Nova Southeastern University – Jacksonville 12/1/2017
FL Nova Southeastern University – Orlando 12/1/2017
OH Ohio Dominican University 10/1/2017
OH Ohio University 8/1/2017
OK Oklahoma City University 8/1/2017
OR Oregon Health & Science University 9/1/2017
NY Pace University - Lennox Hill Hospital NYC 9/1/2017
NY Pace University - Pleasantville 12/1/2017
OR Pacific University 9/1/2017
PA Penn State University 1/15/2018
PA Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA Campus) 12/1/2017
PA Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PA Campus) 12/1/2017
NJ Philadelphia University (now Thomas Jefferson University)  - New Jersey (Atlantic City) Campus 11/1/2017
PA Philadelphia University (now Thomas Jefferson University) - Philadelphia (East Falls) Campus 11/1/2017
CT Quinnipiac University 9/1/2017
CO Red Rocks Community College 9/1/2017
MT Rocky Mountain College 10/1/2017
UT Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions 10/1/2017
IL Rosalind Franklin University 12/1/2017
IL Rush University 10/1/2017
NJ Rutgers University 9/1/2017
CT Sacred Heart University 10/1/2017
MN Saint Catherine University 8/1/2017
PA Saint Francis University - Pennsylvania  7/15/17
MO Saint Louis University 11/1/2017
PA Salus University 12/1/2017
CA Samuel Merritt University 10/1/2017
PA Seton Hill University 1/15/2018
VA Shenandoah University 11/1/2017
PA Slippery Rock University (opens May 1, 2017) 12/1/2017
TN South College 3/1/2018
VA South University in Richmond, Virginia 8/1/2017
GA South University in Savannah, Georgia 8/1/2017
FL South University in Tampa, Florida 8/1/2017
CA Southern California University of Health Sciences 1/15/2018
IL Southern Illinois University 11/1/2017
IA St. Ambrose University 11/1/2017
CA Stanford University 9/1/2017
MO Stephens College 12/1/2017
NY Stony Brook University 10/1/2017
KY Sullivan University (opens June 1, 2017) 9/1/2017
NY SUNY Upstate Medical Center 12/1/2017
PA Temple University 1/15/2018
TX Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 10/1/2017
PA Thomas Jefferson University - Philadelphia (Center City) Campus 10/1/2017
NY Touro College – Bay Shore Campus 3/1/2018
NY Touro College – Manhattan Campus 1/15/2018
NY Touro College – Winthrop Extension Campus 10/1/2017
CA Touro University – California 11/1/2017
NV Touro University – Nevada 9/1/2017
MD Towson University – CCBC- Essex 9/1/2017
TN Trevecca Nazarene University 10/1/2017
MA Tufts University School of Medicine 8/1/2017
NE Union College 10/1/2017
AL University of Alabama at Birmingham (opens May 1, 2017) 8/1/2017
AR University of Arkansas 11/1/2017
CT University of Bridgeport 8/1/2017
CA University of California Davis 7/15/2017
WV University of Charleston 8/1/2017
CO University of Colorado 9/1/2017
KY University of the Cumberlands 8/1/2017
OH University of Dayton 11/1/2017
MI University of Detroit Mercy 1/15/2018
IA University of Dubuque 11/1/2017
IN University of Evansville 8/1/2017
OH University of Findlay 10/1/2017
FL University of Florida 9/1/2017
IA University of Iowa (opens May 1, 2017) 11/1/2017
KY University of Kentucky – Lexington Campus 7/15/2017
KY University of Kentucky – Moorehead Campus 7/15/2017
MO University of Missouri – Kansas City 8/1/2017
OH University of Mount Union 10/1/2017
NE University of Nebraska 9/1/2017
ME University of New England 10/1/2017
NM University of New Mexico 8/1/2017
NC University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 7/15/2017
ND University of North Dakota 9/1/2017
TX University of North Texas Health Science Center – Fort Worth 11/1/2017
OK University of Oklahoma – Oklahoma City (opens June 1, 2017) 10/1/2017
OK University of Oklahoma – Tulsa (opens June 1, 2017) 10/1/2017
CA University of the Pacific (opens September 1, 2017) 3/1/2018
PA University of Pittsburgh 11/1/2017
IN University of Saint Francis – Indiana 12/1/2017
CT University of Saint Joseph 10/1/2017
AL University of South Alabama (opens May 1, 2017) 10/1/2017
SC University of South Carolina 9/1/2017
SD University of South Dakota 9/1/2017
FL University of South Florida 12/1/2017
CA University of Southern California – Los Angeles 11/1/2017
NM University of St. Francis – New Mexico 10/1/2017
TN University of Tennessee Health Science Center (opens May 1, 2017) 9/1/2017
TX University of Texas – Health Science Center at San Antonio 10/1/2017
TX University of Texas – Medical Branch at Galveston 9/15/2017
TX University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley (formerly Pan American) 9/1/2017
TX University of Texas – Southwestern School of Health Professions 9/1/2017
OH University of Toledo 10/1/2017
UT University of Utah 8/1/2017
WA University of Washington (opens May 1, 2017) 9/1/2017
WI University of Wisconsin – La Crosse 8/1/2017
WI University of Wisconsin – Madison 8/1/2017
NC Wake Forest University 9/1/2017
MI Wayne State University (opens May 1, 2017) 9/1/2017
WV West Liberty University 10/1/2017
MI Western Michigan University 12/1/2017
CA Western University of Health Sciences 11/1/2017
MA Westfield State University 8/1/2017
KS Wichita State University 10/1/2017
NC Wingate University – Hendersonville 1/15/2018
NC Wingate University – Main Campus 1/15/2018
CT Yale School of Medicine 9/1/2017


Developing Programs for the 2017-2018 Application Cycle

State Program Program Deadline
TN Lipscomb University 3/1/2018
PA Misericordia University 3/1/2018
SC Presbyterian College 3/1/2018
CO Rocky Vista University 12/1/2017
IN Trine University 3/1/2018
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