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PA Programs – Loch Haven U

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Name of program: LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

URL http://lhup.edu/
US News Rank #25 tied with 10 others
Prerequisites:
Courses

Anatomy w/lab – 1 semester (a combined 2 semester Anatomy/Physiology course is acceptable)
Physiology w/lab – 1 semester
Microbiology w/lab – 1 semester
Statistics – Required
Psychology – Recommended (Developmental)
Other courses: Biology/Zoology – 6 semester hours, Human Genetics, additional course work
in the behavioral sciences (Psychology, Sociology, or Anthropology) is strongly recommended

Chemistry – Chemistry I and II
4 hours with lab basic
4 hours with lab Organic – Recommended
8 hours each of above recommended and Biochemistry

Bachelor Degree – Baccalaureate
GRE – Yes
Basic Life Support – not required for admission

Admissions:
CASPA Application Required – Yes – application available April 14th
Supplemental app required – No
Open House – Call Program
Interview – Yes
Rolling admissions – No
Admission factors – Completion of academic prerequisites, academic ability, residency, evidence
of potential for future practice in primary care in medically underserved areas of Pennsylvania,
evidence of personality traits indicating an ability to work effectively with people, letters of
recommendation, (health care experience, while beneficial is not a requirement for admission),
successful State Police or FBI clearance, and substance abuse testing

Program facts
Length – 24 months
Degree Granted – Masters of Health Service (with a certificate as a Physician Assistant)
Class size – 50
Average # of Apps received, average # interviewed and # accepted  – (2009 academic year)
391 apps, 223 interviewed, 50 accepted
Average age, sex, GPA of those admitted – (2009 academic year) age 26 (range 21-51), males 15,
females 35, GPA 3.36, GRE verbal 449, quantitative 604, written 4.5, Pennsylvania residents
32, out of state 18, White (non-Hispanic) 45, Asian Indian 1, African American (non-Hispanic)
1, Chinese 1, other 1, no answer provided 1
Tuition – (2010-2011 academic year) $17,091 PA resident, $25,337 non-PA resident
Fees – (2010-2011 academic year) $7,584 on campus housing, $3,632 full university meal plan,
$175 MD consult, $1,000 additional books, $1,500 laptop PC, $1,100 instruments and lab cost,
$35 State Police or FBI clearance, $62 malpractice insurance, $40 substance abuse testing
Financial Aid – Office of Student Financial Services 570-484-2344 or www.lhup.edu/financial-services
scholarship listing http://lhup.edu/

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