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Physician Assistant Supplemental Application

Physician Assistant Applicants: Please note that all admissions applications are processed through the Central Admission Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA). To apply, please visit

Otherwise, to learn more about Mercy College's PA Program, please visit our webpage: Click here

Please include your name on all attached documents

  1. Write an essay ( not more than 500 words, 10-12 font; all applicants.) This essay should answer the question below:
    1. The mission of the Mercy College Physician Assistant Graduate Program is "to educate physician assistants to provide quality, cost effective, accessible health care especially to underserved patients in New York City and Hudson Valley. With your personal life experiences, interests, talents, academic background and training, how would you advance this mission as a future alumna of the program?
  2. Supplemental application fee of $40 can be submitted via your Mercy College portal, once your application has been completed through CASPA. Please know once Mercy College receives your CASPA application, an email will be sent with details on how to access your Mercy College portal.