Student Attrition

98.6% OHSU PA Program Graduation Rate 1995-2023

Table of Physician Assistant Program student attrition

*Entering class size: Number of students newly enrolled for the admission cycle PLUS number of students who are reentering from a different cohort.

Please Note: In response to the challenges of COVID 19, Oregon Health and Science University has made the decision to reduce the class size of all academic programs for the cohorts of 2023 & 2024. There is no reduction in staffing, support or services.

*Attrition rate calculation:  Number of students who attritted from cohort divided by the entering class size. The  number  of  students  from  the  entering  class  who  did  not complete  the  program  with  the  rest  of  the  cohort,  either  due  to  leave  of  absence,  deceleration, dismissal, or withdrawal.

**Graduation rate:  Number of cohort graduates divided by the entering class size.