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 University 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 2025 Profile
|Total Applicants||Number Interviewed||Number Accepted for PA Program|
|Number of Applicants||1,384||221||107|
|Number of New Students||88|
|Underrepresented in Medicine||29|
|Average Total GPA||3.57|
|Average Science GPA||3.48|
|Average Verbal GRE score||156|
|Average Quantitative GRE score||153|
|Average Clinical Hours (at time of application)||3,930|
Updated HRSA Definition Underrepresented Minority (URM)
Someone from a racial or ethnic group considered inadequately represented in a specific profession relative to the representation of that racial or ethnic group in the general population.
For the purposes of the health professions, we consider people from these racial and ethnic backgrounds underrepresented:
- American Indian or Alaska Native
- Black or African American
- Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- Hispanic (all races)