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PA Program Estimated Costs



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
Program fee $85
Anatomy lab fee $50
Module lab fee     $75
Clinical skills & simulation fee $75
Clinical and lab practicum fee $1107
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 $415
Seat deposit (applied towards tuition; refundable) $750
Health insurance (annual) $2,340
Books and educational resources (entire program) $1,780
Personal expenses (entire program) $13,260
Room and board (entire program) $26,250
Transportation related to clinical experiences (entire program) $7,235
Medical equipment (one time) $160

The University will cover these expenses:

  • 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 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.

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