Nina Multak P-H-D teaches a group of P-A students in the simulation center using a human patient simulator in a mock hospital room within the Harrell Medical Education Building

Welcome from the Students of the University of Florida School of Physician Assistant Studies!

We are so happy that you have chosen to explore our website. This is a program where “team” is not just a buzz word. Students and faculty work together to ensure that we have a positive experience both in and out of the classroom, that we have the tools we need to succeed, and that that the program is continually improving. The University of Florida will prepare you to become an excellent physician assistant and we hope that you too will choose to be a Gator PA.

Student Enrollment

Maximum enrollment for the PA Program is 120 students (60 per class). The Program is proud to have one of the lowest attrition rates in the country, averaging 1.8% attrition in comparison to an overall 7.3% attrition rate nationwide.

Current Students

Looking for schedules, lectures, or support? Visit this page for helpful information.

Class of 2023

Student Profiles

Get to know some of your classmates.

Four graduates holding a sign that reads, "hashtag Gator P-A."

Class Officers

Late in the semester, the class elects class officers and chairs whose terms extend until graduation.

Officers 2019

Student Activities

The University of Florida offers multiple opportunities to ensure that balance and health are a priority in each student’s life. The campus offers many recreation options.


Computer Requirements

All students are required to own a laptop computer and bring it to class on a regular basis. These requirements focus on function and open standards. 

Student News

PAEA Virtual Fair

The UF School of Physician Assistant Studies will be participating in the PAEA Virtual Fair on April 9, 2019.


PA student Heather Nations takes health care by…

Cancer survivor is this year’s recipient of the B. Dianne Farb Health Care Scholarship.

UF PA students win FAPA Challenge Bowl

PA students brought home a trophy for their win at the FAPA Challenge Bowl in February.

UF PA students Olatunde Oshikoya, Jessica Buchko and Kyle Proffitt with trophy