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  • Physician Assistant Science tuition and fees based on current year tuition rate for 2020-2021 Academic Year

    Tuition Rate

    • $18,300 full-time tuition per semester
    • $54,900 total annual tuition cost

    Estimated Other Costs - Year 1

    • Books: $1,034
    • University Fee: $1,020
    • Lab Fee: $830
    • Course Fee: $1,242
    • Estimated Total Annual Cost Year 1: $59,026  

    Estimated Other Costs - Year 2

    • Books: $1,034
    • University Fee: $1,020
    • Course Fee: $7,550
    • Graduation Fee: $150
    • Estimated Total Annual Cost Year 2: $64,654  

     Total Cost (Tuition and Estimated Costs 6 Full-Time Semesters): $123,680*

    Tuition and Fees By Semester

    EST. TOTAL ANNUAL COST YEAR 1   $59,026  

    YEAR 1 FALL SPRING SUMMER
    Tuition $18,300 $18,300 $18,300
    Lab Fees $220 $100 $510
    Course Fees $121   $121
    University Fees $340 $340 $340
    Books (est.) $1,034    

     EST. TOTAL ANNUAL COST YEAR 2   $64,654

    YEAR 2 FALL SPRING SUMMER
    Tuition $18,300 $18,300 $18,300
    Lab Fees      
    Course Fees $3,000 $3,200 $1,350
    University Fees $340 $340 $340
    Books (est.) $1,034    
    Graduation Fee $150    

    ESTIMATED TOTAL PROGRAM COST (6 f/t semesters):  $123,680

    Courses with lab or course fees

    Year 1

    • Fall  GGPHAS 612  Anat & PD I Lab: $220
    • Fall  GGPHAS 623  Patho & Clin Med I: $121
    • Spring GGPHAS 614  Anat & PD II Lab: $100
    • Summer GGPHAS 615 PD III: $135
    • Summer GGPHAS 645 Surg Em: $121
    • Summer GGPHAS PRLS Lab: $375
    • Summer GGPHAS 714 Surgery Rotation: $1000

    Year 2

    • Fall GGPHAS 717 Gen. Surg. Rotation: $1000
    • Fall GGPHAS 718 Pediatric Rotation: : $1000
    • Spring GGPHAS 719 Women's Health Rot.: $1200
    • Spring GGPHAS 720 Beh. Health Rotation: $1000
    • Spring GGPHAS 721 Emerg. Med. Rot.: $1000
    • Summer GGPHAS 722 Family Med. Rot.: $1000
    • Summer GGPHAS 723 Elective Rotation: $1000
    • Summer GGPHAS 734 Capstone: $ 350

    TOTAL COURSE/LAB FEES: $9,622

    University Fee

    The University charges a small fee per semester to defray the costs associated with student activities. These might include activities in athletics, special lectures, entertainment, technology advancement, transportation and parking improvements, and enhancement of recreation and wellness. This fee is directed to a student activities budget, which is maintained across the University. ($340/ semester x 3 semesters/ year $1020/ year)

    * Physician Assistant Science - Estimated Additional Expenses

    In addition to tuition and fees, students should expect the following additional costs. These expenses are deemed integral to the students’ professional development, such as medical equipment and white lab coats. Please note these are estimated expenses.

    • Students will need to have a laptop for use in the classroom and to access Blackboard: $800-$1,200.
    • Typical costs for all the equipment range from $600-$900, depending on the quality of the equipment.
    • Hospitals and other facilities require students undergo criminal record history checks and child abuse clearances; approximately $10 each.
    • Students are also required to have transportation/car and professional clothing.
    • Travel, parking, and living expenses throughout the clinical year, up to $1500- 2,500/ month depending upon site placements.
    • The current cost of the Physician Assistant National Certification Examination (PANCE), which is completed after graduation, is approximately $550.
    • Students may also voluntarily choose to join PA professional organizations, including the FAPA and AAPA. Student membership in these professional organizations provides many advantages including educational conferences, networking, and scholarship opportunities. Membership in organizations varies. Student membership in AAPA is approximately $75/year; FAPA is $60/2 years.
    • Health Screen Requirements (cost variable).
    • Professional liability insurance for students is provided at no additional cost.
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