The mission of the PA program is to produce highly capable, compassionate PAs who deliver patient-centered care, make significant contributions to the health care community, and continually advance the PA profession.

The Wake Forest School of Medicine PA Program is composed of diverse groups of students whose individual characteristics comprise an extensive variety of life experiences, cultural backgrounds, academic studies, work history, volunteer exposures and leadership roles.

Class of 2023 Profile


Total Applicants Number Interviewed Number Accepted for PA Program
Number of Applicants 1405 247 144



All Students
Number of New Students 89
Males 13
Females 76
Average Age 25
Underrepresented in Medicine
22 
Educationally Disadvantaged
15
Economically Disadvantaged

Military 1
In-state/Out-of-state
28/61
Average Total GPA
3.57
Average Science GPA
3.50
Average Verbal GRE score
155
Average Quantitative GRE score 153
Average Clinical Hours (at time of application)
3833

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