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  1. Review the Application Requirements
  2. Submit the CASPA Application
    • To simplify and facilitate the admissions process, RFU utilizes the Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants.
    • Applications open late April.
    • Verified application submission deadline: December 1
    • Application materials deadline: December 1
    • Due to our rolling admissions cycle, we encourage all applicants to apply early in the cycle for best consideration.
    • It is the applicant's responsibility to complete and follow all CASPA and RFU application policies and procedures.
  3. Submit Application Processing Fee
    • After receiving your verified CASPA application, the Office of Admissions and Enrollment at RFU will provide instructions on how to submit this $60 fee.
    • Deadline to submit your $60 application processing fee is December 7th for all applicants. Please be aware that we will not start review of your application until the fee has been submitted.
  4. Submit Transcripts & Letters of Recommendation
    • Please submit your transcripts and letters of recommendation to CASPA.
    • Transcripts must be official.
    • Please include transcripts from all universities and colleges you have attended.
    • If you have studied outside the US, you will need to have your transcripts evaluated for US equivalency using a service such as or If you studied outside of the US through a study abroad program offered through a US institution, please follow CASPA’s instructions to determine how to report coursework completed through study abroad.
  5. Submit Standardized Test Scores
    • Effective February 2021, the PA Program is no longer reviewing or requiring the GRE.
    • If TOEFL is required, please release your official scores to CASPA using code 3709 by the December 1 materials deadline.
  6. On-Campus or Virtual Interview
    • Select candidates will be invited to participate in an MMI Style virtual interview day.
    • Because of our rolling admissions schedule, those who apply early in the admissions cycle are more likely to be interviewed than those who apply later.
    • Interviews generally are held July through February. The Physician Assistant program may decide to hold an interview day in February, but it is not guaranteed.
  7. Background Check
    • Accepted students must pass the Rosalind Franklin University criminal background check before matriculation.
  8. Technical Standards

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