Application process 2017-2018 (class of 2020)
The Wake Forest
School of Medicine (WFSM) PA Program participates in the
Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA) and
subscribes to the CASPA Admissions Code of
considered for admission to the Wake Forest School of Medicine PA Program, applicants
must submit both a completed application through CASPA and a supplemental
application to the Wake Forest School of Medicine. Applications for the WFSM PA
Class of 2020 (entering June 2018) are available through CASPA beginning April 27,
deadline: September 1, 2017
To qualify for
entrance into the Class of 2020, the CASPA application must be complete by September
submission is highly encouraged. Applications that are complete by August 1,
2017 will be reviewed first and will receive priority in scheduling interviews. Note that all of the following elements must be submitted for the CASPA application to be complete: the CASPA application; all transcripts, payment, and two of three evaluations.
for application except the WFSM PA supplemental application should be sent to
Exam (GRE) scores
All applicants MUST submit official scores for the GRE
general test through CASPA using the WFSM PA Program Institution Code
5923. The GRE must be taken within five years of the application
deadline. Applicants who have completed a Masters or a PhD degree in a health
related field in the past ten years and cannot obtain GRE scores from ETS may
submit GRE scores from institution granting their graduate level degree.
Wake Forest supplemental
application deadline: October 3, 2017
CASPA application is complete and verified, applicants will receive instructions
by email for completing the WFSM PA supplemental application. There is
a $100 supplemental application fee.
supplemental application fee is waived for certain individuals with extenuating circumstances who are eligible for the CASPA fee waiver. Veterans and active duty U.S.
military personnel are also eligible for the supplemental application fee waiver. In the payment section, simply select the option for
fee waiver. Please note that service by a spouse, significant other, or family
member does not qualify for fee waiver.
CASPA application, official GRE scores submitted through CASPA and WFSM PA supplemental
application must be received by our deadline of October 3, 2017 for
an applicant to be considered for admission to the WFSM PA Class of 2020.
Interviews will be offered to qualified applicants in the fall of 2017. During interview day, candidates will meet faculty, staff and current PA students, participate in a demonstration of our inquiry-based learning curriculum and learn about financial aid options. Applicants serving abroad with fixed duty commitments (military, Peace Corp etc.) may be allowed to interview beyond fall 2017 at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
must submit a $1,000 deposit to hold their seat in the class. This deposit is applied to tuition and is non-refundable.
All requirements for the WFSM PA Program
must be completed and verified prior to matriculation.