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How to Apply

  1. Review the Application Requirements
  2. Submit the CASPA Application
    • To simplify and facilitate the admissions process, RFUMS utilizes the Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants.
    • Applications open late April.
    • 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 RFUMS application policies and procedures.
  3. Submit Application Processing Fee
    • $35 Application Processing Fee
    • Deadline to submit your application processing fee is January 6, 2019. Please be aware that we will not start review of your application until the fee has been submitted.
    • After receiving your verified CASPA application, the RFUMS admissions office will email you instructions on how to submit this fee.
  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 This requirement does not apply if you studied outside of the US through a study abroad program offered through a US institution. 
  5. Submit Standardized Test Scores
    • Please release your GRE scores to code 0276 for "Rosalind Franklin U Phys Asst CASPA".
    • If TOEFL is required, please release your official scores to CASPA using code 3709.
  6. On-Campus Interview
    • Select candidates will be invited to campus for interviews.
    • 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 will be held from July through January. 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

For any questions relating to how to apply, contact us.