Graduate Performance

Major outcomes measures related to our program’s performance include our graduates’ Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) scores, and job placement rates. 

The average Elon PA PANCE pass rate for first-time takers is 97%.

Graduate employment for the inaugural class of 2015 indicates 100% employment as of September, 2015:

Class of 2015 - 100% Employment as a Physician Assistant (N = 37/37)

Specialty Areas of Practice:

               Emergency Medicine – 6
               Internal medicine/hospitalist/critical care – 5
               Family Medicine – 7
               Surgery (including orthopedics, general, vascular, cardiothoracic) - 10
               Trauma Surgery/ICU – 2
               Hematology/Oncology – 2
               Psychiatry/neuropsychiatry – 2
               Cardiology  - 2
               Pediatrics - 1

Graduate employment for the class of 2016 as of September, 2016:

Class of 2016 - 100% Employment as a Physician Assistant 

37 graduates -- 22 (60%) remain in NC

Specialty Areas of Practice:

  Family Medicine/Primary care/Urgent Care (11)
  Surgery (7)
  Inpatient/ICU/Internal Medicine (5)
  Pediatrics (4)
  Orthopedics (3)
  Emergency Medicine (2)
  Cardiology (2)
  GI (2)                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Endocrinology (1)