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Kings College

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Name of program: KINGS COLLEGE
URL: www.kings.edu/paprog
US News Rank #62
Prerequisites:
Courses
Anatomy w/lab – 4 credits w/lab
Physiology w/lab – 4 credits w/lab
Microbiology w/lab – 4 credits w/lab
Statistics –
Psychology –
Other courses:  General Biology – 8 credits w/lab

Chemistry
8 hours with lab basic – 8 credits w/lab
0 hours with lab Organic
8 hours each of above recommended and Biochemistry

Bachelor Degree – Required
GRE – No
Basic Life Support – no

Admissions:
CASPA Application Required – Yes – deadline December 1st – early application is encouraged
Supplemental app required – No
Open House – Yes – register online
Interview – Yes – by invitation
Rolling admissions – Yes
Admission factors –

  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and cumulative science GPA of 3.0 (admission fall 2012),
  • admission fall 2013 candidates must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 and a cumulative science GPA of 3.2,
  • no more than 2 outstanding prerequisite science courses in the spring semester prior to the start of the program in August,
  • completion of 500 clinical hours of health care experience by the end of May prior to the start of the program in August (voluntary or paid, but the majority must be direct hands-on experience),
  • all grades for prerequisite courses must be a 1.75 or a “C-“, candidates cannot have any outstanding courses in the summer prior to the start of the program in August,
  • successful federal background check,
  • personal statement,
  • references and other experiences are also scored

Program facts:
Length – 24 months
Degree Granted – Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (and B.S./M.S. program of 5 years)
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Tuition – $33,039 per year (2011-2012 academic year)
Fees –

  • Student health center fee (resident students) $160 per semester,
  • laptop computer first year $1,500,
  • books first year $1,150,
  • books second year $600,
  • ACLS first year summer $175,
  • housing/meals/parking on away rotations second year $3,000,
  • background checks first or second year $100,
  • physicals/bloodwork/titers/drug screens $100-500

Financial Aid – Students accepted into the program will be eligible to apply for the $44,000 federal tuition assistance grant

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