National PA Certification (PANCE) Results

Only graduates from ARC-PA accredited PA programs are eligible to sit for the PANCE (Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination) and become licensed to practice. The PANCE is the entry-level exam PAs must pass to become nationally certified. Over the past five years, the program's average pass rate for first-time PANCE testing is 96 percent. Follow this link for an official copy of the NCCPA PANCE report. (PDF)