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).



PANCE Definitions

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RRCC PA Student Attrition

Graduated Classes Class of 2019 Class of 2020 Class of 2021
Maximum entering class size (as approved by ARC-PA) 32 32 32
Entering class size 32 33 33
Graduates 28 31 33
* Attrition rate 9% 6% 0%
**Graduation rate 88% 94% 100%

*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.
Attrition rate plus graduation rate may not equal 100% as there may be students who continue to fulfill the requirements of graduation from the program.