2014/2015 Master of Science / Physician Assistant Costs

TUITION $39,820

Physician Assistant students are required to purchase equipment/instruments for the program. The Financial Aid Office allows $1,000 under the first year budget to purchase these items.

Books and Supplies

The costs will vary depending on the courses the student is taking. The Financial Aid Office uses $1,450 for the first year of the program, and $600 for the second year of the program as a standard allowance for student budget purposes. The student's actual expenses may vary.

Indirect Costs

Indirect costs are included in the student's financial aid budget. These are not direct charges from the University, but allowances that are given to cover expenses that the student may have while attending school (the allowances listed below cover 12 months of enrollment—summer, fall and spring semesters):

Academic year amounts:

  • $15,000  Room and Board 
  • $4,800  Transportation /Travel costs 
  • $1,920  Personal/Misc. costs

Monthly amounts:

  • Room and Board $1,250/ month (rent, food, utilities)
  • Transportation is $400 / month
  • Personal/Misc. is $160 / month


Rotation Expenses are included in the budget for second year students to cover additional expenses associated with clinical rotations. The allowance is $1,800 for the year.

Health Insurance for the student is $3,155 for the 2014/2015 academic year. Students are required to enroll in UNE's student medical insurance plan unless proof of comparable insurance can be demonstrated.