|General Services Fee||$720|
|Total Direct Costs||$52,545|
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 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
- 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.
Finance Your Education
We are here to help you finance your online education so that you can earn a degree that's convenient, affordable, and still allows you to balance all of the other important aspects of your life. Several options exist to help you meet your educational costs. Student Financial Services has also created a step-by-step process for applying for aid.
Students are required to enroll in UNE's Student Medical Insurance Plan unless proof of comparable insurance is demonstrated and waiver is completed online.
Open Enrollment/Waiver Periods
College of Osteopathic Medicine
All Other Graduate Programs
The cost for UNE's 2022–2023 annual health insurance policy for graduate/professional students (except first-year College of Osteopathic Medicine students) is $4,174 for the 9/01/2022–8/31/2023 coverage period. Due to a longer academic year, the health insurance rate for first-year College of Osteopathic Medicine students is $4,883 for coverage beginning on 7/1/2022–8/31/2023.
New students whose program (P.S.M., M.S.N.A., PA, M.S.O.T.) begins in Summer 2022 are charged $1,155 for the summer coverage period of 05/23/2022-8/31/2022, and then the annual coverage rate of $4,174 (with the fall tuition billing) for coverage from 9/1/2022–8/31/2023. Students enrolled in the new PSM in Ocean Food Systems Program are charged $1,224 for summer coverage period of 5/17/2022–8/31/2023, and then the annual coverage rate of $4,174 for coverage from 9/1/2022–8/31/2023. New students should waive/enroll for the summer semester (beginning in April) and then re-enroll/waive for the following academic year, starting on July 1.
Dependents can be added for an additional surcharge. Email Carrie Bernier at email@example.com for more information and breakdowns by semester, if applicable.