PANRE® Passing Score and Scoring Guide
How Is the PANRE Scored?
The PANRE is scored using a “scale-score” metric. By placing all scores on a unified scale, examinees of the same skill and knowledge level should achieve the same score regardless of which specific exam they take.
How PANRE exams are standardized
How many questions do you need to answer to pass the PANRE?
Why is the PANRE’S passing score 379?
Historical PANRE Pass Rates
In recent years, the PANRE has had a relatively high pass rate. First-time test takers have been passing more than 90% of the time, while over 95% of PAs eventually pass the exam to become recertified. This shows that, with proper preparation, the exam is manageable despite a full workload.
How to Know If You Passed the PANRE
When are PANRE scores released?
What is a good PANRE score?
What happens if you fail the PANRE?
How to Get a 500+ PANRE Score
The UWorld PA QBank is your best resource for achieving a high PANRE score. Each question is written to reflect the latest NCCPA blueprint and offer real-world insight from practicing PAs. Answer explanations are very thorough and feature rationales with professionally produced illustrations that bring PANRE concepts to life. As you complete the QBank, you can drill down into which topics require more work through personalized performance analytics. As PAs ourselves, we designed the program to fit your busy schedule, with integrated study tools perfect for at-home or on-the-go review.
“This Qbank has been amazing! The questions are difficult, but they provide meaningful feedback for correct vs. incorrect answer choices. I am challenged to think critically, which is essential for passing the exam. I also like the notebook and flashcard options; these tools have been a life saver when trying to remember such a high volume of information. I highly recommend UWorld.” – Erica