Physician Assistant Studies

Application Information

The UKPA Program admissions cycle will open April 22nd and close July 15th. Applicants may apply with 2 outstanding prerequisite courses at the time of application as long as they are completed by August 10, 2015.

You may contact Julia Flannery with any concerns or questions as well as for collection of documents:

Admission to the PA Program involves a 2-step application.

1. Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA)

2. UK Graduate School/College of Health Science Application

en you apply, you will be asked to choose to apply either to the Lexington campus site or the Morehead campus site for our program.

Application Timeline for 2014

  • CASPA portal open and applications accepted from April 15th 2015 - July 15th 2015. Access CASPA portal here.
  • The combined UK Graduate School and College of Health Sciences application is available any time at the UK Graduate School Admissions
  • Interview dates are TBD. Historically, interviews are conducted the first or second week of August.
  • January: Start of classes for new PA class (first week of January, with Gross Anatomy starting a week before the official University start of classes)

When requesting GRE scores, please indicate the program code for the University of Kentucky (CODE: R1837). Scores will automatically be mailed to the correct address.


Interview dates are to be determined.


Application fees will apply for CASPA (starting at $175, see the CASPA fee schedule), the Graduate School ($65) and the College of Health Sciences ($60).

Please watch this page for updates and any additional application procedures.

NOTICE: This procedure for application to the UK PA program is the official version. Should it need to be updated, a new version with a date specifying its effectiveness will be produced and posted with links back to this prior version. Although other printed or electronic copies of this document may exist, the user is advised to refer to and rely upon this official version of this material when making significant decisions or judgments.

For Additional Information

Please contact:
College of Health Sciences
Office of Student Affairs & Admissions

UK Charles T. Wethington Building
900 S. Limestone Street, Room 111
Lexington, KY 40536-0200
859-323-1100 ext. 80473

UK Graduate School
University of Kentucky
Gillis Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0033