Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination Five Year First Time Taker Summary Report

This report is available as an official PDF file here.

Program Name: King's College

Program Number: 1048

Report Date: 07-02-2020

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
Class of 2015 2015 46 98%
Class of 2016 2016 61 98%
Class of 2017 2017 63 100%
Class of 2018 2018 60 98%
Class of 2019 2019 66 91%

Five Year First Time Taker Average Pass Rate for Program: 97%

*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 By Calendar Year
Year Pass Rate
2015 96%
2016 96%
2017 97%
2018 98%
2019 93%
2020** Available in 2021

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 2020 calendar year, will be available in early 2021..

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.

Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination Exam Performance Summary Report

This report is available as an official PDF file here.

Program Name: King's College

Program Number: 1048

Test Taker Status: All Test Takers

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 unless otherwise specified.

Class Class
Graduation
Year
Group Number of Candidates Who Took PANCE Number of Exam Attempts Number of Exams Passed Program Exam Pass Rate National Exam Pass Rate for the Class Graduation Year % of Candidates Who Ultimately Passed PANCE
Class of 2015 2015 All Takers 46 47 46 98% 93% 100%
First Time Takers 46 46 45 98% 96% 100%
Class of 2016 2016 All Takers 61 63 61 97% 93% 100%
First Time Takers 61 61 60 98% 96% 100%
Class of 2017 2017 All Takers 63 63 63 100% 95% 100%
First Time Takers 63 63 63 100% 97% 100%
Class of 2018 2018 All Takers 60 61 60 98% 97% 100%
First Time Takers 60 60 59 98% 98% 100%
Class of 2019 2019 All Takers 66 75 65 87% 91% 98%
First Time Takers 66 66 60 91% 93% 98%

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.
Group All takers include first time takers as well as those individuals in the class who repeated the exam one or more times. First time takers are those candidates who took PANCE for the first time.
Number of Candidates Who Took PANCE Number of individuals from the class who have taken PANCE. Fist time takers are included in the all takers group.
Number of Exam Attempts Total number of exams administered, including multiple exam attempts for an individual candidate in the all takers group. (This is a count of exams administered, not a count of individual candidates.)
Number of Exams Passed Number of exams administered that resulted in a passing score.
Program Exam Pass Rate Percent of exams that were passed as compared to the number of exams that were administered to the class, including multiple exams taken by individual candidates.
National Exam Pass Rate for the Class Graduation Year Percent of exams that were passed at the national level as compared to the number of exams that were administered. The calculation is based on the total number of exams administered and passed, not the number of individual candidates. The reporting period is based on the calendar year corresponding with the class graduation year and will only be provided after the end of the current calendar year.
% of Candidates in the Class Who Ultimately Passed PANCE Percent of candidates from the specified class that have passed PANCE as of the date the report was generated, regardless of the number of attempts or the calendar year in which PANCE was passed.