Tuition and Financial Aid


For full details about program tuition and fees, please see here.  Be sure to scroll down to see the section that offers details for the Physician Assistant program. 

Financial Aid

Our University Financial Aid Office administers all financial aid and has comprehensive information for graduate students on their main website. The School of Medicine (SOM) Office of Financial Aid is committed to providing students access to funds for which they qualify. We encourage all prospective students to begin the financial planning process early and will work with you and your family to determine a financial plan for your education.

Once students are accepted into the program, they should complete the FAFSA application. The application is used to help determine your financial aid eligibility.

Our School Code: 003137

To receive federal financial aid, students must: 

Types of Aid

Student Loans 

For graduate students, there are three types of low-interest loans available. They include: 

Outside Scholarships 

Students are highly encouraged to search and apply for outside scholarships. Look to outside scholarship search engines, employers, local foundations, clubs, and community scholarship opportunities. Students should notify the Office of University Financial Aid of any outside scholarships received.



Table of Contents
Timestamp Topic
00:00 Welcome
2:05 Cost of Attendance
7:25 Estimated Fees and Allowance
9:19 Federal Student Loans
15:14 Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan
17:30 Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan
20:21 Adverse Credit History
21:06 Borrowing a Graduate PLUS Loan vs Borrowing a Private Loan
24:16 How to Apply for Financial Aid
28:21 Cost of Attendance Increase
31:06 What Happens After You Apply
34:08 Disbursements
36:46 Living Expenses - "Financial Aid Refund"
38:38 Refund Advance
40:04 Question and Answer Session