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How to Apply

The deadline for submission of all application materials to the OU OKC PA Program is October 1st of every year. We encourage applicants to submit their applications early and check the online application checklist often to confirm that all components of the application have been received.

In order to be considered for admission to the University of Oklahoma Physician Associate Program-Oklahoma City, a completed application must be submitted through CASPA and a supplemental application must be submitted to the OUHSC Office of Admissions and Records.  Applications for the University of Oklahoma Physician Associate Program-Oklahoma City Class of 2023 (matriculating June 2021) are available through CASPA beginning June 1, 2020. For questions about completing the CASPA application, contact or call 617-612-2080. 

CASPA Application Deadline: October 1, 2020

To qualify for entrance into the Class of 2023, the online application and all supporting documentation must be submitted to CASPA by October 1, 2020. A completed CASPA application includes:

  1. CASPA application.
  2. Three letters of reference (entered on CASPA application). (These are submitted as part of the application)
  3. Personal statement (uploaded to CASPA application).  Official transcripts sent directly from all schools attended.
  4. GRE general test scores submitted through CASPA. (See GRE Requirements below)

After submitting the online application, applicants should check the CASPA Applicant Portal frequently to verify that references, personal statements, resume, transcripts, and GRE scores have been received and verified. You do not need to send transcripts or GRE scores to OUHSC.

OUHSC Supplemental Application Deadline: October 1, 2020

The supplemental application for the University of Oklahoma Physician Associate Program-Oklahoma City is located at A separate $75 supplemental application fee is required.  Applications will not be considered complete until the CASPA and supplemental applications and all required documents for both applications have been received.

GRE requirements: Applicants must submit scores for the GRE general test to CASPA using Institution Code 2180. The GRE should be taken within five years of the application deadline. For applicants who have successfully completed a Master’s degree or Ph.D. from a regionally accredited university within the U.S., the GRE is waived. All GRE scores must be submitted through CASPA. 

English-proficiency requirements: All applicants born outside the United States, regardless of citizenship status, are required to provide a TOEFL score of 100 or better on the Internet-based test or secure a TOEFL waiver by October 1, 2020, to be considered for admission. 

Check the status of your supplemental application frequently by logging in with your e-mail and password to your account at For questions about completing the OUHSC supplemental application or TOEFL requirements.

E-mail Debbie Shell in the OUHSC Admissions & Records Office at or call her at (405) 271-2359, ext. 48907.

The CASPA application and OUHSC supplemental application must be completed by October 1, 2020, for an applicant to be considered for admission to the University of Oklahoma Physician Associate Program-Oklahoma City. 


CASPer must be completed by the October 1, 2020 deadline.

The CASPer test assesses non-cognitive skills and interpersonal characteristics important for successful students and graduates of the program and is used to complement the other applicant screening tools. Completion of the CASPer test is required; results are valid for one admissions cycle.

Test dates are limited! For test dates CLICK HERE

Learn more at CASPer.