The application and all required documents must be received by the Le Moyne College Office of Admission before the application deadline. The deadline for receipt of applications is February 1. A completed application packet includes:
- A completed freshman application with the required application fee
- Official high school transcript
- Guidance/college counselor recommendation or two letters of recommendation from clergy, coaches, employers, teachers, etc.
- Official SAT or ACT scores or official TOEFL scores (required of non-native English speakers)
- Personal statement
After beginning study as a first-year student in the direct entry P.A. program at Le Moyne College, students have a binding agreement with the institution and program and may not apply to other P.A. programs.
Students must attain or exceed an overall grade-point average of 3.3. Two successive semesters below 3.3 or a cumulative grade-point average below 3.3 will constitute grounds for dismissal from the program.
Participants must be enrolled in a Bachelor of Science program in biological sciences and must complete the required courses by August 1 of their fourth year of enrollment at Le Moyne College.
Patient Contact Experience
Participants must complete a minimum of 750 direct patient contact hours prior to August 15 of their fourth year of enrollment at Le Moyne College. The appropriate value of the 50 hours experienced prior to first semester studies will be included in the 750 hours that are required.
Moral and Ethical Fitness
During all phases of the program, a student must remain in good moral and ethical standing appropriate to the pursuit of a career as a physician assistant and eventual licensure. Failure to do so will result in dismissal from the program.