PA Program – Total Annual Estimated Costs

Total Program Cost


YEAR ONE (Jan-Dec)
YEAR TWO (Jan-Jan)
Tuition**  
$42,153
 
$42,153
Student activity fee**  
$70
 
$70
Student health administration fee**  
$240
 
$240
Technology fee**  
$216
 
$216
Disability fee**  
$63
 
$63
Student health insurance fee*  
$5642
 
$4836
     
OTHER EXPENSES (Estimates)


Textbooks/Medical equipment
 
$1875
 
$775
Laptop computer * (see below)  
$1500-2000 
 
        
Room & board  
$18900
 
$20475
Personal  
$3600
 
$3900
Program Related Travel  
$2614
 
$6352
Criminal background checks  
$50
                            

12 months
13 months

**Tuition and university fees are adjusted annually (above is based on 2017-18).

*Laptop computer: PC or MAC, no older than 2 years with wireless internet connectivity.

Home internet connectivity strongly recommended.

2 This is not automatically included in your costs, although, you may request a one-time increase during your studies for the purchase of a computer.

 

Medical Equipment:  

Otoscope & ophthalmoscope
Cardiology-grade stethoscope
PenlightReflex hammer
Adult blood pressure cuff
Tuning forks (256 & 512)
Rosenbaum pocket eye chart
Flexible, cloth measuring tape (metric)
Watch with second hand
2 sets of scrubs for procedural labs & practice sessions

 

*By law, all students in Massachusetts are required to have health insurance. If a student does not elect to take the student health insurance plan provided through Tufts University, evidence of other comparable health insurance coverage must be provided.  More information may be found at http://medicine.tufts.edu/Student-Services-and-Campus-Life/Student-Advisory-and-Health-Office

The annual Cost of Attendance by financial aid year may be found on the PHPD Cost of Attendance page.

The Tuition Refund policy may be found at the Bursar's website by visiting http://finance.tufts.edu/bursar/tuition-refund-policy/