Expenses

Tuition and fee costs are based on the 2020-2021 academic year. The associated costs are estimated. Tuition and fees are subject to change at the start of each new academic year. 

Tuition & University Fees Per Semester* 
Tuition$12,350
University fees**$130
PA Program Fees Per Semester (in addition to tuition & university fees)
Program fee$850
Anatomy lab fee$50
Module lab fee$75
Clinical skills & simulation fee$75
Clinical and lab practicum fee$1,107
Computer fee$30
Testing fee$60
Board review fee$18
Total Program fees per semester$1,500

*There are eight (8) semesters in the program.
**There is an additional cost of $80 in University fees the last semester.

Estimated Additional Costs
Associated with the Physician Assistant Studies Program
Initial background check, child abuse and medical clearance, drug screening$850
Seat deposit (applied towards tuition; refundable)$50
Health insurance (annual)$75
Books and educational resources (entire program)$75
Personal expenses (entire program)$1,107
Room and board (entire program)$30
Transportation related to clinical experiences (entire program)$60
Medical equipment (one time)$18

Expenses the University Covers

  • Liability Insurance
  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • Housing if a rotation set up by the program is greater than 60 miles from campus
  • Drug screens and background checks prior to and during the clinical phase of the program as requested by clinical sites

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office is located in Barry Hall, Room 21 (lower level). For financial aid information, contact them at (901) 321-3305 or finaid@cbu.edu. Financial aid information can also be found in the CBU Catalog.

Tuition and Fees Refunds

University refund policies and procedures can be found in The Compass. University refund information can also be found throughout the Expenses and Financial Aid section in the CBU Catalog.