2017-2018 Master of Science/Physician Assistant Costs

TUITION $42,680

*Included in this fee are the $2,500 clinical fee, and other associated program fees.

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 you are taking. The Financial Aid Office uses $1,900 for the first year of the program and $250 for the second year of the program as a standard allowance for student budget purposes. Your actual expenses may vary.

Indirect Costs

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

Academic year amounts:

  • $16,200 Room and Board 
  • $4,800 Transportation/Travel costs 
  • $3,000 Personal/Misc. costs

Monthly amounts:

  • Room and Board $1,350/month (rent, food, utilities)
  • Transportation is $400/month
  • Personal/Misc. is $250/month


Please consult the Academic Catalog for more information on the Physician Assistant Program.

Health Insurance

Students are required to enroll in UNE's Student Medical Insurance Plan unless proof of comparable insurance is demonstrated and a waiver is completed online. The cost for UNE's 2015-2016 annual health insurance policy for graduate students is $4,062 ($1,358 fall 2016 only; $2,704 spring 2017 only; $1,024 summer 2017 only)