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Physician Assistant Studies

Application Directions


Application Directions for Classes Beginning January 5, 2015

As CASPA does not verify grades issued by non-US institutions, all such transcripts must be evaluated by a transcript evaluation service (e.g. WES http://www.wes.org)

Deadline for all application materials is October 1st

PLEASE NOTE:  Admissions for each cycle are conducted on a rolling basis between January 1st and October 1st each year prior to the start date of classes.  Applications will be processed as soon as all required documents have been received.  Applications not complete as of October 1st. will not be considered for the cycle.

Early application is highly recommended.

Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistant Programs (CASPA) Special Note
AMC participates in CASPA and adheres to its Code of Cooperation. All applicants must go to www.caspaonline.org and complete the primary application process according to their directions. CASPA applications must be completed by September 1st to allow reporting to AMC by the October 1st program deadline.

Supplemental Application and Fee
The Supplemental Application may be completed online or you may download the paper version. Paper supplemental applications should be completed and returned directly to the Program with a non refundable fee of $60 payable to Albany Medical College. This should be done as early in the process as possible. It is not necessary to have completed the CASPA application or the GRE prior to submitting the Supplemental Application.

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
All applicants are required to complete the GRE. To schedule a test, or for more information on the exam, go to www.gre.org or call 1-800-473-2255. Scores must be reported to CASPA using the school code 0403. No minimum score is required as the scores will be evaluated in the context of the applicant's entire record.

Financial Aid and Estimated Expenses
See general information regarding Financial Aid and estimated program expenses for an individual student. For questions contact the financial aid office at (518) 262-5435. 

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

If your answer is "no" to any of the following questions, you are required to contact your Admissions Advisor regarding the TOEFL. 

a.

Is English your primary language?

(  ) Yes

(  ) No

b.

Do you speak English in your home?

(  ) Yes

(  ) No

c.

Was all of your elementary school education (K-8) taught in English?

(  ) Yes

(  ) No

d.

Was all of your high school education (9-12) taught in English?

(  ) Yes

(  ) No

e.

Was your college education taught in English?

(  ) Yes

(  ) No

To schedule a test or for more information call 1-609-921-9000 or visit www.toefl.org.
Required minimum score of 100 on the Internet based exam or equivalent.

We encourage all applicants to contact their assigned admissions advisor to discuss any questions or concerns during the admissions process.

Deadline for all application materials is October 1st.