PANCE Outcomes

Since 1974, The University of Iowa PA graduates have enjoyed outstanding achievement on the National Certifying Examination for Physician Assistants (PANCE), consistently performing among the top 5-10% of all programs in the country each year. Since 1974 the graduates of The University of Iowa have enjoyed a first-time pass rate of greater than 99% compared to the national average of 85% during this same time period. For the most recent performance reports of PA graduates, the University of Iowa PA Class of 2023 achieved a 96% pass rate compared to the national pass rate of 89%.

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