• PA Direct Admission

    PA Direct Admission Applicants

    Direct Admission applicants must have been awarded a bachelors degree (or higher) from an accredited institution of higher education prior to the matriculation date for which application is being made. The bachelors degree does not have to be completed prior to submitting an application, but there must be a feasible plan for degree completion prior to the program start date for which application is being made.


    Foreign Student Applicants

    • All applicants for whom English is a second language must submit a copy of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 550 for the paper based test (PBT) and 80 for the internet based test (IBT). Alternatively, this requirement can be met for UC students through evaluation and recommendation by the University of Charleston’s Director of International & ESL Programs.
    • Applicants who have completed coursework and/or obtained a degree from an educational institution outside the United States are required to have their educational credentials evaluated by any National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) accredited services such as World Education Services (WES) or Education Credential Evaluators (ECE). Evaluation reports should be sent directly from the credentialing service to the UC PA Program.
    • Advanced placement and exemption from application requirements will not be granted to foreign medical graduates.