PANCE Scores and Program Attrition

PANCE Scores

Graduates of the University of La Verne Physician Assistant Program will be eligible to become certified through the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE). Graduates must be certified in order to obtain a license to practice in most states including California.

See the University of La Verne’s PANCE Exam Performance Summary Report from the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For information about the Physician Assistant Certifying Exam please visit the NCCPA at their website.

Program Attrition

  Graduated Classes
Class of 2020 Class of 2021 Class of 2022
Maximum entering class size (as approved by ARC-PA) 22 24 30
Entering class size 22 24 27
Graduates 22 24 24
* Attrition rate 0% 0% 11%
**Graduation rate 100% 100% 89%

*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.