2018-2019 Master of Science Physician Assistant Costs

TUITION $43,960

*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 in 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 books and supplies 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 dates:

First year: may 31, 2018–May 10, 2019

Second year: may 14, 2018–may 10, 2019


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 waiver is completed online (2018-2019 Academic Year waiver/enrollment session is from July 1 through August 17, 2018). 

The cost for UNE's 2018-2019 annual health insurance policy for graduate/professional students (except first year College of Osteopathic Medicine students) is $3,899. Due to a longer academic year, health Insurance rates for first year COM students is $4,224. Students whose programs begin in Summer 2018 should waive/enroll for summer semester and then re-enroll/waive for the following academic year, starting in the fall. Dependents can be added for additional surcharge (please contact dbisson@une.edu for more information and breakdowns by semester, if applicable).