Tuition

Physician Assistant Studies

19(ARC-PA Standard A3.14f, A3.14g)

Estimated total tuition & fees (ONLY) for the entire 25-month PA Program:

Estimated total tuition & fees by resident or non-resident
ExpenseResidentNon-resident
Tuition $74,000 $74,000
Fee $13,698 $13,698
Total $87,698 $87,698

Fee Description

Fee
Didactic
Clinical
Total
Summary
Academic Success Fee $20 $15 $35 Funding from the academic success fee supports centralized delivery of academic success services tailored to graduate student needs.
Performing Arts $20 $15 $35 The performing arts fee brings high caliber arts and cultural programming to the University, enriching the experience of all students.
Joe Crowley Student Union $388 $291 $679 This mandatory fee contributes to the cost of construction of the new Joe Crowley Student Union. To find out more about the Joe Crowley Student Union, go to https://www.unr.edu/union.
Wiegand Fitness Center $180 $135 $315 The fitness center fee is charged to undergraduate, graduate students, and School of Medicine students which allows full access to all campus recreation facilities and classes.
Student Health Center $372 $279 $651 Student access to health center services.
Counseling Center $200 $150 $350 Support UNR Counseling Center.
Health Insurance (student only) $3,228 $2,675 $5,903 Students are required to maintain student health coverage. Students that do not have health insurance that meets the UNR Med requirements will automatically be enrolled in the UNR Med health insurance plan.
Life & Disability Insurance $91 $78 $169 All students at UNR Med are required to have Life & Disability Insurance. This fee cannot be waived.
Sim Lab $700 $700 Year 1 PA students - PA school utilization of the simulation labs.
Anatomy Lab $250 $250 Year 1 PA students - PA school curriculum lab fee.
Skills Lab / MDL Lab $150 $150 Year 1 PA students - skills lab & multidisciplinary lab fee.
Didactic / Clinical Student Support Services $548 $548 $1096 Student support services.
Physical Exam Package $1,065 $1,065 Student physical exam equipment.
Nametags $30 $30 PA student nametags.
White Coat/Scrubs $89 $89 PA student white coat & scrubs.
Software $500 $500 Supports didactic instruction.
AAPA $75 $75 American Academy of Physician Assitants student membership.
NAPA $75 $75 Nevada Academy of Physician Assitants student membership.
End of Rotation Assessments $436 $436 Standardized evaluations intended to measure the medical knowledge students gain during specific supervised clinical practice experiences.
PACKRAT $60 $60 $120 Self-assessment tool for student and curricular evaluation.
PANCE Review $475 $475 Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam Review Course
ACLS / PALS $500 $500 Advanced Cardiac Life Support & Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification
Total $13,698 (Educational Fees)

Financial Aid Information

Cost of attendance information is provided as an estimate to aid in your financial planning and includes an estimated amount for Room/Board and Personal expenses. Cost of attendance is calculated annually and is subject to change. Tuition is determined each year and is the same for resident and nonresident students to attend the Physician Assistant Studies Program.

Didactic

Clinical

Summer 2019

Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer 2020

Fall    2020

Spring 2021

Summer 2021

Enrollment Costs

Tuition

$10,571 $10,572 $10,571 $10,572 $10,571 $10,572 $10,571

Educational Fees

$3,597 $2,003 $1,911 $1,765 $1,937 $1,606 $879
Total Enrollment Cost $14,168 $12,575 $12,482 $12,337 $12,508 $12,178 $11,450

$87,698

Student Living Costs

Books & Supplies

$600 $600 $600 $600 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000

Room

$5,450 $5,450 $5,450 $5,450 $5,500 $5,500 $5,500

Board

$3,422 $3,422 $3,422 $3,422 $3,422 $3,422 $3,422

**Personal

$1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500

Transportation

$1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500
Total Student Living Cost $12,472 $12,472 $12,472 $12,472 $12,922 $12,922

 $12,922

$88,654

Miscellaneous Costs

Student Loan Origination Fees

$225 $225 $225 $225 $225 $225 $225 $1,575
Total Miscellaneous Cost $225 $225 $225 $225 $225 $225

 $225

$1,575

Total $26,865 $25,272 $25,179 $25,034 $25,655 $25,325 $24,597 $177,927

**Included in Personal Expenses:

  • Background Checks $20-$160
  • Drug Screening Fees $210-$336
  • BLS $25-$100

Tuition Refund Policy

Students are required to submit written notification to the program if they choose to voluntarily withdrawal from the program. The date the program receives the written withdrawal notification becomes the official withdrawal date. Tuition refunds may be granted in accordance with the following schedule. All appeals from students who believe that their circumstances warrant exceptions to the following schedule must be in writing and addressed to the program director and registrar. (ARC-PA A3.14g)

Starting from the day on which classes begin for the term by calendar days:

To receive a full refund during any semester, students must withdraw from the program within the first 10% point of instruction. To receive a 50% refund during any semester, students must withdraw from the program no later than the 20% point of instruction. Zero refund of tuition and fees are given after the 20% point of instruction.

*For length of terms, please visit the Curriculum page.

Rev. 4.23.19