M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies Application & Cost
Application & Cost
Take your first step today and apply to ODU's Physician Assistant Studies Program. If you have any questions about the application process, contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614) 251-4615.
For the class applying to start in August 2024:
- CASPA will open for 2024 applications on April 27, 2023
- The deadline to submit your application through CASPA is Oct. 1, 2023
Once an applicant is accepted to the program, a $500 deposit must accompany the acceptance reply.
A second deposit of $1,000 must be received by the program to secure a seat in the program. This second deposit is due approximately three weeks from date of acceptance. The applicant will be notified of the exact date in the acceptance letter.
These deposits will be applied to the first semester's tuition, however, they are non-refundable should the student fail to enter the program for which he or she has been accepted.
The approximate cost for ODU's Physician Assistant Studies Program is calculated annually
and subject to change.
Tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year is $939 per credit hour.*
The total estimated cost for ODU's PA Program is $95,901, including approximate fees and costs listed below.†
Approximate Fees & Costs for Didactic Phase, by Semester
|Clinical Resource Fee||$345||$0||$100||$819|
|Document Maintenance Fee||$100||$0||$0||$0|
Additional estimated costs to be paid by the student during the didactic phase include:
|Total Estimated Cost for Didactic Phase: $70,695|
Approximate Fees & Costs for Clinical Phase, by Semester
|Clinical Resource Fee||$462||$100||$205|
|Document Maintenance Fee||$0||$0||$0|
Additional estimated costs to be paid by the student during the clinical phase include:
|Total Estimated Cost for Clinical Phase: $25,206|
† Cost of Attendance: In addition to the tuition and fees listed above, students in ODU's PA Program are required to pay transportation and housing costs for the duration of their program attendance. For a complete overview of ODU’s Cost of Attendance, click here
*$939 per credit hour is subject to increase each academic year – calculated cohort based price for incoming class.
**Students are responsible for additional payment if further screening is deemed necessary by the clinical site.
***Students are required to complete 11 clinical rotations. All students will be expected to travel to various rotation sites. While the majority of the clinical sites are in state, some may require travel out of state. Rotation assignments are determined by the program.
**** PANCE is the Certification Exam that is taken post-graduation – It is required to practice as a PA-C.
***** State Licensure Fee will vary and is paid post-graduation – The above is based on State of Ohio Licensure Fee.