The Northwestern University PA Program began instruction in 2010, and graduated its first class in 2012. The report linked below includes Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) pass rates for first-time test takers for each of the graduating classes of the last 5 years. For the most recent graduating Class of 2023, the first-time test-taker pass rate is 94%. The first-time test-taker pass rate during the most recent five-year period is 98%.
The data will be updated annually as new classes graduate and take the exam.