PA Goals

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PA Degree Goals

In addition to its mission, values, and goals, the NGU PA Medicine Program has established graduate goals/benchmarks. Following graduation of the inaugural cohort and annually thereafter, inclusive of each additional subsequent graduating class, alumni will be surveyed to determine the programs goal attainment.

Program Performance Indicator

The Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) is a computer-based, multiple choice test that assesses basic medical and surgical knowledge. This examination must be successfully passed in order for graduates to become eligible for a PA license.

This report details the first time PANCE rates for our most recent graduating classes.

PA Student Attrition Template

The table below details the NGU PA program student attrition and graduation numbers for the three most recent graduating classes.

Graduated Classes Class of 2020 Class of 2021 Class of 2022
Maximum enter class size
(as approved by ARC-PA)


30 30
Entering class size 30 30 30
Graduates 29 30 29
*Attrition rate 3.33% 0% 3.33%
**Graduation Rate 96.67% 100% 96.67%
*Attrition rate calculation: Number of students who attritted from cohort divided by the entering class size.
**Graduation rate: Number of cohort graduates divided by the entering class size.
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