Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination Five Year First Time Taker Summary Report
Program Name: West Liberty University Physician Assistant Program
Program Number: 1302
Report Date: October 4, 2019
Definitions of the report headings are provided at the end of the report.
All information is current as of the date the report was generated.
|Class||Class Graduation Year||Number of First Time Takers||Program First Time Taker Pass Rate|
Five Year First Time Taker Average Pass Rate for Program: 94%
*Note: The PANCE testing window ends each year near mid-December. Classes that graduate in December
may be required to test in the following calendar year due to their graduation dates. Similarly, individual
December graduates may elect to test after the start of the new year. Accordingly, it may be appropriate for programs that graduate in December to compare their first-time taker pass rates with the national averages from the following calendar year.
|National First Time Taker Pass Rate for the Class Graduation Year|
|Available in 2020|
Five Year National First Time Taker Average: 96%
**Note: NCCPA conducts practice analysis and standard setting studies approximately every three to five
years and, based on the most recent analyses, implemented a new PANCE blueprint and passing standard
effective January 1, 2019. The pass rate, based on first-time taker performance for the 2019 calendar year, will be available in early 2020.
Definitions of Report Headings
|Class||Class nomenclature and the individuals included in each class are determined by PA programs when assigning students to a particular class.|
|Class Graduation Year||Graduation year for the majority of the individuals in the specific class based on the confirmed graduation date provided by the PA program.|
|Number of First Time Takers||Number of individuals from the class who have taken PANCE for the first time as of the date the report was generated.|
|Program First Time Taker Pass Rate||Percent of the first time takers in the class who passed PANCE as of the date the report was generated.|
|National First Time Taker Pass Rate for the Class Graduation Year||National percent of first time takers who passed PANCE in the calendar year corresponding to the class graduation year. National pass rate data is not provided until the full calendar year’s data is available.|