Tuition and fee costs are based on the 2022-2023 academic year. The associated costs are estimated. Tuition and fees are subject to change at the start of each new academic year. 

Graduate Tuition (2022-23)
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, per semester$13,110
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Fees, per semester
*There are eight (8) semesters in the program.
University fees**
Graduation fee the last semester

Estimated Additional Costs
Associated with the Physician Assistant Studies Program
Seat deposit (applied towards tuition; non-refundable)$750
Initial background check, child abuse and medical clearance, drug screening$395
Books and educational resources (entire program)$850
Medical equipment (one time)$150
Health insurance (annual)$2,200
Personal costs (estimated, annual-room, board, transportation, etc.)$20,160
Graduation Fee$130

Expenses the University Covers

  • Student medical 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.