Guidemaps for Physician Assistant Programs in the Southeast

Review course requirements, application timeline, and required tests for Physician Assistant Program in the Southeast by clicking on the school title. It is important to note many schools may have restrictions on the number of scribing hours a student can log. Work with the Pre-Health Professions Advisor to determine if the school(s) of interest have scribing restrictions.

Tennessee

Program

Location

Application Window

Application Cost**

Class Size

Competitive GRE***

Competitive GPA***

Bethel University 

McKenzie,TN

Mid-April - October 1st

$179 for CASPA Application 50 Combined Score: 304 Overall GPA: 3.40

Christian Brothers University Physician Assistant Program

Memphis, TN

Mid-April -October 1st

$179 for CASPA Application

$20 CASPer Test Fee

24-32 Not Required for Admission  Overall GPA: 3.52

Lipscomb University Physician Assistant Studies Program

Nashville, TN

Mid-April - November 1st

$179 for CASPA Application 43 Not Required for Admission

Overall GPA: 3.70

Science GPA: 3.61

Lincoln Memorial University Physician Assistant Program, Harrogate Campus

Harrogate, TN

Mid-April - November 1st

$179 for CASPA Application

$50 Secondary Application Fee 

95 Combined Score: 302

Overall GPA: 3.49

Science GPA: 3.39

Milligan College Physician Assistant (MSPAS) Program

Milligan College, TN

Mid-April - September1st 

$179 for CASPA Application 

$75 Secondary Application Fee

26 Combined Score: 305

Overall GPA: 3.49

Science GPA: 3.39

South College Physician Assistant Program

Knoxville, TN

Mid-April - March 1st 

$179 for CASPA Application 

$95 Secondary Application Fee

85

GRE Scores 

Verbal: 150+, Quant. 150+, Analytical Writing 4.0+

Overall GPA: 3.50+

Science GPA: 3.50+

Tevecca Nazarene University Physician Assistant (M.S.M.) Program

Nashville, TN

Mid-April - October 1st

$179 for CASPA Application 50 Combined Score: 300+

Overall GPA: 3.68

Science GPA: 3.66

University of Tennessee Health Science Center Physician Assistant Program

Memphis, TN

Mid-April - August 31st

$179 for CASPA Application 30 Combined Score: 305

Overall GPA: 3.50

Science GPA: 3.5

Meharry Medical College Physician Assistant Program*

Nashville, TN

Mid-April - March 1st

$179 for CASPA Application
Pending Accredidation Approval first class will start in Jan 2020

* Developing Programs pending Accreditation will be admitting their first classes. Competitive GPAs, GRE Scores, and other information may not be available and requirements are subject to change. The UTC Physician Assistant Program is contingent on the approval of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC). This approval should take place in early 2020.

**CASPA has additional charges for each school applied to $179 fee is for application and 1 school. CASPA charges $55 for each additional school applied to.

**Competitive GRE Scores based on reported average of most recent reported entering class. 

***Competitive/Average GPA based on reported GPA from most recent reported entering class. 

The CASPA Application System opens Mid-April, the specific day can vary from year to year. Consult the CASPA Application website for exact opening date.