Admission Criteria (print version)

  • A science GPA and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning or
    • Demonstrate an earned baccalaureate degree from institutions outside the United States
      and to have completed at least one year or 24 semester credits of additional
      coursework at a regionally accredited college or university in the United States
      prior to application.

  • Prerequisite Coursework (details)

  • Indiana State University does not offer advanced placement.

  • Completed the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) within the past 5 years.
    Indiana State University school code is 1322. (Must retake if scores older than 5 years). Min. GRE scores 155 verbal, 155 quantitative, 4.0 analytical writing. Both "old" and new 2011 Pattern accepted. NOTE: Indiana State University does accept MCAT scores in place of the GRE.

    * GRE scores must be reported by March in order for them to be included in a rubric scale.

  • Minimum TOEFL score of 550, when the native language is not English

  • Three letters of recommendation

  • Personal statement explaining why the applicant wants to become a physician assistant

  • Preference will be given to residents of Indiana and those interested in Rural Health Medicine.

  • Healthcare Experience is not required but highly encouraged. There are no specific hours.