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Financial Aid, Insurance and Tuition

The cost per credit for the PA Program cohort starting in May 2019 is $825 per credit.  Tuition costs per credit are not fixed and may increase slightly each year. The program requires 111 total credits to graduate. College fees are estimated to be $1,900 per year.

The following is a list of credits taken per year (updated for the class starting in 2018*).

Year One:

62 credits

Year Two:

33 or 34 credits (dependent upon Master’s Project Option selection)

Year Three:

16 credits

Books, Laptop and Medical Equipment

These costs are estimated to be at least $3,500.

Health Insurance

All PA students are required to obtain and maintain their own health insurance coverage throughout their enrollment in the Augsburg University Department of Physician Assistant Studies. PA students may be required to provide proof of health insurance upon request by individual clinical sites. Augsburg University does not offer a student health insurance plan, however, information regarding carriers who offer student rates can be found at the Center for Wellness and Counseling. All costs related to personal health care are the responsibility of the student.

PA Enrollment Deposit $1000 in two scheduled payments (non-refundable)

The enrollment deposit is required of all new PA students after acceptance, and is credited to the student’s account to be applied to their first semester tuition.

Payments and Financial Aid

Prior to the start of each semester a statement of estimated charges and anticipated financial aid credits is mailed to students. For information on financial aid, payment plans, tuition refunds, and withdrawal from college, contact the Enrollment Center.

Elective International Experiences

There is additional cost associated with the master’s project international experience.  Students who choose this as their option for the written master’s project can expect to pay between $2000.00- $5000.00 in addition to standard PA course tuition. Costs change dependent upon the market, international site and length of stay.

There is additional cost associated with the elective international clinical rotation. Students can expect to pay between $2000.00- $5000.00 in addition to standard PA course tuition. Costs change dependent upon the market, international site and length of stay.