Learn about specific application requirements and procedures for KGI’s PPA program.
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Required: Earned bachelor’s degree (domestic only) and PA program prerequisite courses by the start of the program (except human anatomy, human physiology, biochemistry, medical terminology).
Preferred: 3.00 and above cumulative and/or science GPA, MCAT 498 and above OR GRE 70th percentile and above, and evidence of clinical and/or volunteer experience.
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An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:
A phone, Skype, or on-campus interview is a requirement for admission. The Office of Admissions will schedule individual interviews once your application is completed.
The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.
All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.
Admitted students are required to submit a $400 non-refundable enrollment fee to hold their spot in the program. Additionally, counselors maintain contact with admitted students to ensure all official documents are received.
Admitted students also receive regular communication for the Admissions Office with important information about preparing for study, student life, housing, orientation, and other topics of interest.
Note for prospective international students: KGI has filed a petition update to Form I-17 “Petition For Approval of School for Attendance by Nonimmigrant Student” for this program with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Upon approval, KGI will be able to issue I-20s to students wishing to apply for an F-1 student visa.
We also encourage you to review the Funding Your Degree page for valuable scholarship and loan information and relevant deadlines for both domestic and international students.