Program Spotlight: Northeastern University


Location:  Boston, MA

Number of students:  40

Application Cycle:  April - August 1st on CASPA (not rolling admissions)

Interview dates:  mid-October to mid-December

Start date:  Late August

Length of Program:  24 months

Public/Private:  Private

HCE:  Preference for >2,000 hours

GPA:  Overall and science GPA of 3.0 minimum.  Must have at least a B in all prerequisite courses

Shadowing:  Not required, but highly recommended

The Good Stuff:

  • All requirements must be done BEFORE applying 
  • GRE is NOT required
  • Biology and chemistry are not accepted from community colleges 
  • Biology and Chemistry must have been taken within 7 years of applying.  Anatomy must be taken within 5 years of applying. 
  • Must have a grade of B or better in prerequisite courses 
  • Lab is NOT required with anatomy and physiology 
  • 2-day interview with interactions with other students and faculty, tour, 3 one-on-one interviews

Program Link:  Northeastern University PA Program

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