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Physician Assistant - Tuition & Costs

Comprehensive Program Costs (2024-26)

BW's MMS in physician assistant program has a comprehensive cost of $95,000 for the cohort beginning May 2024. This amount includes tuition, electronic medical resources, consumable lab supplies and fees for the following:

  • Textbooks
  • One white lab coat, embroidered
  • PA medical bag with supplies
  • Stethoscope
  • Student parking
  • View details for the above fees, out-of-pocket costs that can be expected and other costs covered by the PA Program.

Note: Tuition for students who entered the PA program in a previous cohort will remain at the rate quoted when they started.

Out-of-Pocket Costs

Out-of-pockets costs for students include the following:

  • Background check, drug screening and immunizations tracking prior to matriculation ($149 credit card payment that can be split in 3 monthly increments)
  • Physical examination, immunizations and TB testing prior to matriculation, and any required updates thereafter while enrolled (e.g., annual TB testing)
  • Parking fees at clinical rotation sites
  • Additional vaccination requirements as deemed by clinical sites

Billing and Payment Plans

Initial bills for each new semester will be mailed to the student in April, July and December. The University offers a monthly payment plan which may be utilized for the entire cost or any tuition not met by loans or other resources.

Financial Aid

Financial aid for physician assistant students is limited to the Federal Direct student loan program. These loans have features that make them particularly attractive, including low interest rates, deferred payment options and flexible repayment schedules.

Graduate PLUS loans are also available to help graduate students finance any remaining educational costs, including program costs and estimated living expenses not covered by other forms of aid.