​​​​​Tuition and Fees​

The tuition rates and fees of the physician assistant program are determined by the University Board of Trustees and are announced prior to the start of each academic year.

Fees and tuition charges are subject to change without notice.

Using the most current tuition and fee rates and the projected rate of increase, the cost of the program can be estimated in the following manner:
 
Current and estimated costs broken down by semester (assumes a 3% tuition and fee increase each academic year after Summer 2018):

Fall Semester 2019

First Semester -Estimated
  • Tuition 17 hours x $947 hour = $16,099
  • General Service Fee = $455
  • Student Activity Fee = $50
  • Seventh semester total = $16,604

Spring Semester 2020

Second Semester -Estimated
  • Tuition 16 hours x $947 hour = $15,152
  • General ​Service Fee = $455
  • Student Activity Fee = $50
  • Seventh semester total = $15,657​

Summer Semester 2020

Third Semester -Estimated
  • Tuition 11 hours x $947 hour = $10,417
  • General Service Fee = $455
  • Student Activity Fee = $50
  • Seventh semester total = $10,922​

Fall Semester 2020

Fourth Semester -Estimated
  • Tuition 19 hours x $947 hour = $17,933
  • General Service Fee = $455
  • Student Activity Fee = $50
  • Seventh semester total = $18,498

Spring Semester 2021

Fifth Semester -Estimated
  • Tuition 11 hours x $947 hour = $10,417
  • General Service Fee = $455
  • Student Activity Fee = $50
  • Seventh semester total = $10,922​

Summer Semester 2021

Sixth Semester -Estimated
  • Tuition 6 hours x $947 hour = $6,629
  • General Service Fee = $45
  • Student Activity Fee = $35
  • Seventh semester total = $10,922​​​

Fall Semester 2021​

Seventh Semester -Estimated
  • Tuition 10 hours x $947 hour = $9,470
  • General Service Fee = $455
  • Student Activity Fee = $50
  • Seventh semester total = $9,975
 

ESTIMATION OF ADDITIONAL COSTS OF  THE PROGRAM

Student fees to the program (excluding books, laptops, and travel) are estimated at $2,500 over the course of the program and include medical equipment, ACLS/BLS training, laboratory/classroom supplies, professional membership/dues, etc. Additional costs incurred are outlined below:
  • Books range from $2,000 - 2,600 (some texts may be accessible via the University website, however this may change annually)
  • Laptops* are required for the PA Program. Students reported prices range from $350 - 1,200
  • Physical exam/Immunizations cost are around $150
  • Traveling** expenses are around $1,800
Grand estimated total of additional costs/fees range from $6,765 to $8,215 Costs may be eligible to be covered by student financial aid/loans depending upon the amounts available. The Office of Financial Aid is provided with a spreadsheet detailing when costs occur throughout the program.

*Laptops and/or tablets must be Microsoft Office compatible with the most updated version and support Wi-Fi function.
**Travel expenses may vary, students report spending an average of $1,700 over the course of the clinical year.


Estimated Break-down of Program-Specific Costs

The program-specific costs associated with physician assistant education such as books, supplies, housing, and travel cannot be reasonably predicted. The exact amount will differ according to an individual’s circumstances. Because prices are subject to change without notice, and individual needs vary, an exact cost cannot be stated. However, the figures presented here may be used for planning purposes.
 

All applicant should review the CASPA website to get information on the latest fees. 

 
Financial Aid
The primary responsibility for the funding of your education lies with you and your family. However, in some cases, the amount that you and your family can contribute is not sufficient to meet all of the costs of attending graduate school. Information for applying for financial aid follows.
   

How to Apply for Aid 

To apply for financial aid please file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  We recommend that you file the FAFSA as soon as possible. Please note also that the financial aid office observes deadlines for awarding of institutional aid.  You must submit the FAFSA no later than September 30 for the fall semester, no later than January 31 for the spring semester. To get the information sent directly to UF, please include our federal school code number in the school section 003045.
  

Financial Entrance Counseling

An entrance interview is required of students who may be borrowing funds through the Federal Direct Lending Program or Grad PLUS Loan program. The interview is designed to acquaint you with your rights and responsibilities as a borrower. You will need to take a quiz as part of the interview, and the aid office will document that you have successfully completed the entrance interview before disbursing any loan funds to your student account. At the conclusion of your college career at The University of Findlay, you will also be asked to take an exit interview. Please direct any questions about financial aid to the Office of Financial Aid, located in Old Main at 419-434-4791.
 

Financial Assistance

Various sources of financial assistance are available to graduate students and students already enrolled in the PA program.  Please contact the Office of Financial Aid at 419-434-4791.