PA Program Cost

The below rates apply to our Physician Assistant Studies program.

2015-16 Tuition & Fees
Please note that the program runs a full 24-month span, including summer semester. Below you will find a tuition breakdown per semester, per year and for the entirety of the program. Student health insurance is estimated for 2015-16.

Tuition and university fees are adjusted annually.

  Per Semester Per Year 2-year Total
2015-16 Tuition $13,711 $41,133 $82,266
Fees $953 $2,859 $5,718

Estimated total program cost (inclusive of tuition and estimated fees): $87,984

Estimated Expenses

Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)* per semester $800
Textbooks $1,000-$3,000
Criminal Background Checks $250
Room & Board $13,500
Personal (supplies, etc.) $3,000
Program-related travel $5,000
Medical Equipment Expenses (purchased in first year only) $1,080
Scrubs (2 pair) $50
Short White Jacket/Coat (2) $22-30
Otoscope and ophthalmoscope $450-800
Stethoscope (Littman Cardiology III or better) $140
Sphygmomanometer (blood pressure cuff) $90-150
Examination Gown ("Johnnie") $10
Examination Drape (Flat twin sheet, white) $10
Tuning forks (128cps and 512 cps) $10
Penlight $5-10
Reflex Hammer $3-4
JWU PA program name tag and patch $10
Recommended Equipment  
Medical Bag $10-60
Metric tape measure $5
EKG caliper $5-15

*Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP)
SHIP is an optional plan for students without health insurance coverage. Students who do not waive the program will be responsible for payment on their JWU student account. For opt-out waiver instructions or coverage information, refer to Health Services and learn more about SHIP.

Tuition Refund Policy
Tuition is applicable to all students, including those on approved off-campus programs. Student health insurance, program fees, and room & board are nonrefundable, if applicable. Please review the tuition refund policy for PA and doctoral programs.

Contact Us
If you have questions or need further assistance, contact Student Financial Services.