How to Apply

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The 2021-22 admission cycle is open. The deadline for the CASPA and supplemental applications is September 1. The CASPA application needs to be complete (not verified) by September 1 to meet the deadline. CHA/PA has rolling admissions.

Required Materials for a complete CHA/PA Program Application

1. Verified CASPA application including three letters of recommendation.  The CASPA application is now open.

2. CHA/PA Program supplemental application and a nonrefundable $55 supplemental application fee. The supplemental application for the 2021-22 admission cycle can be accessed at: https://som.ucdenver.edu/ChapaSupplementalApplication/

3. CASPer is required for all applicants. CASPer is an online, video-scenario based, situational judgement test that assesses non-cognitive attributes. Results are valid for one admissions cycle. CASPer dates are posted each year on the CASPer website in mid-March. You will be required to enter your CASPA ID for the CASPer assessment.
* Neither the GRE nor the PA-CAT is required.
* We only review your CASPer score. We do not require or review the CASPer Snapshot. 

The last CASPer test date accepted for the 2021-22 admission cycle is August 22, 2021.

Please be sure to make the following e-mail addresses safe to receive in your e-mail account: kay.denler@cuanschutz.edu, nichole.crockett@cuanschutz.edu, PA-Info@ucdenver.edu, and caspal@caspa.org. You should also check your Spam or Junk mail folders periodically to be sure that e-mails from CHA/PA and CASPA are received.