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Name of program: SETON HILL UNIVERSITY
URL: www.setonhill.edu/
US News Rank # 43

Bachelor Degree – High School Diploma or GED Certificate
GRE – SAT or ACT
Basic Life Support – no

Admissions: scroll down to see masters program only
CASPA Application Required – No – Seton Hill University application available online – deadline October 1st – students may apply as early as the end of their Junior year of high school – no fee if submitted online
Supplemental app required – No
Open House – Information Sessions – contact information available online
Interview – Yes
Rolling admissions – Yes
Admission factors

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.2,
  • minimum GPA of 3.2 for all science courses,
  • minimum SAT scores of 1100 or ACT score of 24,
  • official high school transcripts,
  • 3 letters of recommendation,
  • participate in an interview with representatives from Seton Hill and the Physician Assistant Program,
  • demonstrate strong oral and written language skills,
  • evidence of ability to complete this intensive program of study and clinical training,
  • personal maturity,
  • professional attitude;
  • in addition, high school students are encouraged to provide information on extracurricular activities, health care/patient contact hours and physician assistant shadowing experiences

Program facts: No college transfer students are accepted in this program.
Length – 5 years
Degree Granted – Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Physician Assistant
Class size – Small
Average # of Apps received, average # interviewed and # accepted  –
Average age, sex, GPA of those admitted –
Tuition – Undergraduate tuition for students enrolled in 12-17 credits $13,827 per semester, cost for
credits over 17 in a semester $371 per credit
Fees

  • Room and board $4,563 – $5,695 per semester,
  • books and supplies $100-$200 per course (approx.),
  • course fees vary by course (schedule available online),
  • technology fee full-time not in MAC program $300 per semester,
  • all in MAC program $500 per semester,
  • graduation fee $75

Financial Aid – Traditional undergraduate students at Seton Hill University will be considered for both
merit based gift aid and need based gift aid.  Need based gift aid is awarded based on the results of
the FAFSA.

Masters Program – no applications accepted for 2012 year, seats filled by undergrads from Seton Hill
Name of program: SETON HILL UNIVERSITY
URL: www.setonhill.edu/
US News Rank # 43
Prerequisites:
Courses – Prerequisite courses completed more than 7 years ago must be repeated
Anatomy w/lab – Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II w/labs
Physiology w/lab –
Microbiology w/lab – Required
Statistics – Required (Introductory)
Psychology – Required (Abnormal or Lifespan Development)
Other courses: Medical Terminology required

Chemistry
8 hours with lab basic – Chemistry I and II w/labs or Chemical Principles w/lab
8 hours with lab Organic – Organic Chemistry I and II w/labs or Principles of Organic Chemistry w/lab
8 hours each of above recommended and Biochemistry – (Biochemistry required)

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

Admissions: Seton Hill is no longer accepting students for the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Program course cycle beginning in January 2012 – any students submitting an application during the 2011-2012 CASPA cycle will be considered for admittance to the program January 2013
CASPA Application Required – Yes – March 1st deadline
Supplemental app required – No
Open House – Information Sessions available
Interview – Yes by invitation
Rolling admissions yes
Admission factors – Overall GPA of 3.2, combined GPA 3.2 for all prerequisites, 300 hours of health care
experience (paid or voluntary) that involves direct work with patients, shadowing of at least 3 physician
assistants in different practice settings for 3-4 hours per experience, interview, demonstration of strong
oral and written language skills, evidence of ability to complete this intensive program of study and
clinical training, personal maturity, and a professional attitude

Program facts:
Length – 27 – 29 months
Degree Granted – Master of Science in Physician Assistant (BS/MS 5 year degree also available)
Class size – 35 seats available
Average # of Apps received, average # interviewed and # accepted  – ?
Average age, sex, GPA of those admitted – ?
Tuition – $800 per credit
Fees – Room and board $4,563 – $5,695 per semester, books and supplies $100-$200 per course (approx.), course fees vary by course (schedule online), technology fee Spring and Fall semesters full-time no MacBook $300 per semester, students with MacBook $500 per semester, technology fee Summer term $50 all students, graduation $75
Financial Aid – All graduate students at Seton Hill University are considered for need-based aid
generally in the form of loans.  Seton Hill University also offers institutional financial assistance
to graduate students in the form of a discount (the Scholar’s discount is 20% – 25% for SHU alumni)
on tuition.

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