PANCE Pass Rates

After successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to sit of the Physician Assistant National Certification Exam (PANCE) offered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).



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RRCC PA Student Attrition

Graduated Classes Class of 2021 Class of 2022 Class of 2023
Maximum entering class size (as approved by ARC-PA) 32 32 32
Entering class size 33 32 33
Graduates 33 31 31
* Attrition rate 0% 3% 6%
**Graduation rate 100% 97% 94%

*Attrition rate includes students who may have started with another cohort and fulfilled/are fulfilling requirements for graduation with another cohort.
**Graduation rate:  Number of cohort graduates divided by the entering class size.