Tuition & expenses info, Department of Physician Assistant Education

Tuition and expenses vary depending on the cohort group; each group is listed below with the semester and year total. 

Learn more: Full breakdown of tuition and expenses by semester (pdf) >>

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

Graduating Class of 2018
  • Fall semester Clinical Phase: $12,030
  • Total academic year 2017-18: $12,030
Graduating Class of 2019
  • Fall semester total: $12,977-$13,017 (with PALS, an optional offering), $12,762-$12,802 (without PALS, an optional offering)
  • Spring semester total: $12,020
  • Summer semester total: $11,990
  • Total academic year 2017-18: $36,977-$37,017 (with PALS, an optional offering), $36,772-$36,812 (without PALS, an optional offering)
Graduating Class of 2020
  • Fall semester total: $15,302
  • Spring semester total: $12,280
  • Summer semester total: $12,280
  • Total academic year 2017-18: $39,862

Deposit

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

Refunds

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

In compliance with ARC-PA Standard A 3.04, PA students must not be required to work for the programIn alignment with the above noted ARC-PA standards, the program:

  • Does NOT allow MPAP students to be employed by the program.
  • Does NOT substitute it’s students for administrative support staff.
  • Additionally, the program discourages its students from working while enrolled in the program. Attendance at work for a work-related activity does not constitute an excuse from being absent from any program related activity or poor performance in the program. Work or work related activities will not interfere with any program related activity.