The Applicant's Manual of Physician Assistant Programs was first published in 2016 and is now on its fourth admissions cycle helping prospective students get into PA school! This resource outlines important application information for every accredited PA program in the United States. Examples include program contact info, mission statement, program duration, class capacity, tuition, prerequisite coursework, required direct patient care experience, required shadowing, standardized testing, accepted student statistics, curriculum information, PANCE pass rates, unique program features, and more.

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Updates to the 2019 Manual:

(1) The addition of many new PA programs that have established themselves within the past year
(2) Updated information on the over 225 programs included in the 3rd edition
(3) Inclusion of Yellow Ribbon status for each program
(4) Appendices that include schools listed by distinguishing features, including whether they offer cadaver or non-cadaver based anatomy
(5) More detailed prerequisite information, including data on programs that favor more recent coursework (last 30-60 credits) in admissions decisions and programs that accept AP credits
(6) Updated foreword with personal statement tips from Brian Palm, PA-C
(7) Reformatting for enhanced readability