College of Health Sciences
Physician Assistant Program
The cost of a professional education varies, depending on many factors. In addition to tuition and fees, there are living and travel expenses, books, equipment and incidental expenses to be considered. For travel to clinical sites and other program requirements, a reliable automobile is required for the length of the program.
A variety of financial assistance is available to students, such as student loans, scholarships, grants and work opportunities. Students interested in acquiring additional information or making application for financial assistance are urged to contact the University Financial Aid Office at 215.780.1330 or toll free at 800.824.6262 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuition 2014 – 2015
Tuition is $32,130 per year.
- Activity fee (per academic year) is $395. Activity fees are charged at the beginning of the first semester.
- Laboratory fee (per academic year) is $60. Laboratory fees are charged each semester of the first year.
- Technology fee (per academic year) is $120. Technology fees are charged every semester.
Computer fee of $1,700 is charged in the first semester of the first year only. This fee includes a laptop and an iPad, both of which are required.
- The commencement fee is $180 and is billed in the first term of the year in which the student graduates.
Tuition and fees are due and payable two weeks prior to the start of each session.
Additionally, all Physician Assistant students must provide proof of health insurance.
University Refund Policy
Matriculants who withdraw from the University on or prior to April 1 will be refunded 100 percent of their paid University matriculation deposit less a $100 administrative fee. The administrative fee is still required of all matriculants, even if no University matriculation deposits have been paid.
Matriculants who withdraw from the University after April 1(March 15 for OD Scholar Program), but before the first day of class, will forfeit all matriculation deposits paid to the University. Enrolled students who withdraw or are dismissed from the University will be responsible for the payment of tuition in accordance with the institutional refund schedule.
Enrolled students who withdraw or are dismissed from the University will be responsible for the payment of tuition in accordance with the institutional refund schedule.
Institutional Refund Schedule
The institutional charge is based on the number of days a student is enrolled at the University prior to the date of withdrawal or dismissal date. The formula is calculated as follows:
Number of days attended
Total days in the enrollment period*
(*including weekends and holidays, less any scheduled breaks greater than five days)
The resulting fraction is converted to a percentage; therefore, if there are 90 days in the academic period, the following would apply:
Withdrawal on the 10th day - Institutional charge = 11.1%
Withdrawal on the 25th day - Institutional charge = 27.8%
Any percentage of attended days above 60% results in a 100% charge.