• Program Performance

    PANCE Performance Data

    Download the PANCE Report 

    Class Class Graduation Year Number of First Time Takers Program First Time Taker Pass Rate National First Time Taker Pass Rate for the Class Graduation Year
    Class of 2015 2015 28 89% Available in 2016

    Five Year First Time Taker Average Pass Rate for Program: 89%
    Five Year National First Time Taker Average: 94%

    Definitions of Report Headings

    • Class - Class nomenclature and the individuals included in each class are determined by PA programs when assigning students to a particular class.
    • Class Graduation Year - Graduation year for the majority of the individuals in the specific class based on the confirmed graduation date provided by the PA program.
    • Number of First Time Takers - Number of individuals from the class who have taken PANCE for the first time as of the date the report was generated.
    • Program First Time Taker Pass Rate - Percent of the first time takers in the class who passed PANCE as of the date the report was generated.
    • National First Time Taker Pass Rate for the Class Graduation Year - National percent of first time takers who passed PANCE in the calendar year corresponding to the class graduation year. National pass rate data is not provided until the full calendar year’s data is available.

    Program Goal Assessment

    The University of Charleston Physician Assistant Program is committed to achieving its goals. Goal achievement will be assessed with post-graduate student surveys and evaluation. Information regarding our success in achieving the UCPAP goals will be published during the first quarter of 2016.