Up and Coming: University of North Carolina


Location:  Chapel Hill, NC

Number of students: 20 students

Application Cycle: CASPA and supplemental due by August 1st (recommended by July 1st)

Interview dates: 1 week in the fall (previously October)

Start date: August

Length of Program: 24 months

Public/Private:  Public - less expensive for in-state residents

HCE: 1000 hours required at time of application

GPA: Minimum cumulative of 3.0, or will evaluate last 60 hours; minimum 3.2 in prerequisites with a minimum C in courses

Shadowing: No specific requirement

The Good Stuff:

  • Currently under Provisional Status
  • No time limit on recommended courses, but recommended within the last 7 years

Program Link: UNC PA Program Website

For the most up to date information on PA programs in one place, check out The Applicant’s Manual of Physician Assistant Programs. (Affiliate link)