Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Tuition and Fees

Expenses listed are approximations, subject to change and exclude room and board. Visit our Tuition and Fees page for the most up-to-date information. The tuition and fees reflected below are for the graduate portion of the program. Students should reserve funds for the following expenses:

University Tuition and Fees – Class Entering Fall 2021

Tuition $119, 290.00
University fees $4,500.00
Total Tuition and Fees $123,790.00

Program and Professional Ancillary Costs

  Time Frame Total Cost
Books Each Semester $500.00
Clerkship Fee Once, Clinical year $1,000.00
Student Response System Equipment Before Beginning the Program $40.00
Medical Equipment / Medical Supply Bags Before Beginning the Program $1,000.00
Health Insurance Ongoing $2,000.00
Car expenses such as gasoline, tolls, and parking Ongoing, Primarily in the Clinical Year $2,500.00
AAPA student membership Before Beginning the Program $75.00
NYSSPA student membership Before Beginning the Program $75.00
Infection Control Certificate Before Beginning the Program $35.00
HIPAA Certification Before Beginning the Program $25.00
Medical Terminology Course Before Beginning the Program $80.00
Laptop Computer with Privacy Screen Before Beginning the Program $800.00
Fit Testing Before Beginning the Program and Before Entering the Clinical Year – Spring or Summer of the Didactic Year $90.00
Influenza Vaccinations Each Fall $75.00
Background Check Before Beginning the Program $132.50
BCLS/ACLS Summer of the Didactic Year $300.00
Total Ancillary Costs   $8727.50


TOTAL COST (Tuition, Fees, and Ancillary Costs) $132,517.50

Hofstra University reserves the right to alter this schedule of charges and fees without notice.

Students may withdraw from the PA program at any time except during the final examination period. This request must be made in writing to the program director. Upon receipt of a request for withdrawal prior to the end of the first week of classes, please consult the Hofstra University Class Schedule. Students must also follow University withdrawal policies.