Physician Assistant Program Financial Information

Program Cost Policy

In order for prospective students to make an informed choice about matriculating into the Colorado Mesa University Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program, they should be made aware of estimated program costs as well as procedures for refund of tuition and fees. The purpose of this policy is to clearly outline this information to prospective students or applicants.

 

Tuition, Fees, and Additional Expenses Policy Statement 

The tables below detail anticipated tuition, fees, program required expenses, as well as other estimated costs associated with the Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program for the graduating classes of 2021 and 2022. Rates are subject to change based on the review and approval of the Board of Trustees. All costs are estimated. 

 

Graduating Class of 2021

PA Program Tuition and Fees*

In-State Program Tuition 

$67,200

Out-of-State Program Tuition 

$112,000

University Fees

University Fees

$3,248

Graduate Matriculation Fee

$135

Total Estimated Tuition & Fees

In-State: $70,583

Total Estimated Tuition & Fees

Out-of-State: $115,383

 Additional Program Estimated Costs and Fees

Textbooks/Resources/Miscellaneous Supplies

$2,500

Diagnostic Medical Equipment

$1,500

Training and Certifications 

$535

Course Fees

$500

Scrubs and Lab Coats

$200

Student Responsibilities

AAPA/CAPA Professional Membership  $250
Background Check and Drug Screen $150
Computer/Printer $1,500
Immunizations, Annual TB Test, Flu Shot $250
Medical Insurance (Required) $2,700
Professional Liability Coverage $525

Estimated Living and Transportation Expenses Per Semester

Housing and Food $4,150
Miscellaneous Living Expenses $950
Transportation $1,000

 

*Please note, all expenses are based on estimated costs and subject to change.
 To be considered for In-State Program tuition, see Colorado Residency Requirements

Graduating Class of 2022

PA Program Tuition and Fees*

In-State Program Tuition 

$74,000

Out-of-State Program Tuition 

$123,000

University Fees

University Fees

$3,800

Course Fees

$500

Graduate Matriculation Fee

$135

Total Estimated Tuition & Fees

In-State: $78,435

Total Estimated Tuition & Fees

Out-of-State: $127,435

Student Responsibilities for Additional Costs Associated with the Program

Medical Insurance (Required)

$5,400

Diagnostic Medical Equipment

$2,500

Textbooks/Resources/Miscellaneous Supplies

$2,500

Computer/Printer

$2,000

Professional Liability Coverage

$550

Training and Certifications

$550

AAPA/CAPA Professional Membership

$250

Immunizations, Annual TB Test, Flu Shot

$250

Background Check and Drug Screen

$200

Scrubs and Lab Coats

$200

Estimated Living and Transportation Expenses Per Semester

Housing and Food $4,500
Miscellaneous Living Expenses $1,500
Transportation $1,000

 

*Rates are subject to the review and approval of the Board of Trustees. Please note, all expenses are based on estimated costs.

For information regarding refund processes for tuition and fees, please see the Colorado Mesa University Refund Page and important dates for add/drop/withdraw deadlines.

The Financial Aid Office at CMU is a resource available to help you coordinate various forms of financial assistance offered to students at the University. More information on Financial Aid is available on the University website by clicking here

For questions about how to apply for in-state tuition, click here.