Tuition & expenses info, Department of Physician Assistant Education

Tuition and expenses for the 2016-17 academic year vary depending on the cohort group; each group is listed below with the semester and year total. 

For a full breakdown of tuition and expenses by semester, click here (pdf) >>

Note: These figures are based on current projections and are subject to change.

Graduating Class of 2017
  • Fall semester: $11,684
  • Total academic year 2017-18: $11,684
Graduating Class of 2018
  • Fall semester total: $12,486 (with PALS, an optional offering), $12,331 (without PALS)
  • Spring semester total: $11,674
  • Summer semester total: $11,644
  • Total academic year 2017-18: $35,804 (with PALS, an optional offering), $35,649 (without PALS)
Graduating Class of 2019
  • Fall semester total: $14,791
  • Spring semester total: $11,854
  • Summer semester total: $11,884
  • Total academic year 2017-18: $38,529


If accepted, a $1,000 non-refundable deposit is required and will be applied to the first semester’s tuition.


The PA Department follows the University of Dayton's policy regarding refunds of tuition and fees. To initiate the refund procedure, please contact the Office of Student Accounts at 937-229-4111 or 800-259-7117. For the schedule of tuition refunds, please contact Flyer Student Services.

Employment during the PA program

Due to the intense nature of the PA curriculum, students are not encouraged to continue employment during the program. Those that continue to do so put themselves at risk for unsuccessful performance.

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Physician Assistant Education

Fitz Hall 510 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2958