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Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions
Department of Physician Assistant Studies
 
 
 
Tuition and Expenses
   
•  What is a PA?
•  The Program
•  Mission, Vision, and Goals
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•  Admissions
•  Veteran Applicants
•  How to Apply
•  Tuition and Expenses
•  Technical Standards
•  Program Completion
•  Matriculation Requirements
•  Accreditation & PANCE
•  Scholarships
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In addition to USA tuition and fees, students can expect expenses associated with textbooks, food and lodging. Students will also be required to purchase uniforms, laboratory coats, stethoscopes, otoscopes, ophthalmoscopes, sphygmomanometers and blood pressure cuffs, soft reflex hammers, and tuning forks.
Also, students should anticipate extra expenses, particularly related to housing and transportation, during the clinical year. See estimated costs below.

The University reserves the right to change tuition and fees, as deemed necessary by the Board of Trustees, without prior notice. Click here to see the latest University tuition and fees.

For payment and refund policies, visit http://www.southalabama.edu/studentaccounting/feepayment.html.




       Estimated Tuition and Expenses 2014-2015
  DIDACTIC/PRECLINICAL YEAR CLINICAL YEAR  
  Summer
2014
Fall
2014
Spring
2015
Summer
2015
Fall
2015
Spring
2016
Summer
2016
TOTALS
Credit Hours 17 19 19 15 16 16 19 121
In-State Tuition
($408/sem. hr.)
$6,936 $7,752 $7,752 $6,120 $6,528 $6,528 $7,752 $49,368
Out of State Tuition
($816/sem. hr.)
$13,872 $15,504 $15,504 $12,240 $13,056 $13.056 $15,504 $98,736
Departmental Fees                
Background Check/
Urine Drug Screen
$82 ---- ---- $82 ---- ---- ---- $164
Anatomy / Special Fee $275 ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- $275
Malpractice fee ---- $12 $12 $1 $12 $12 $1 $50
Health Insurance (single) $285 $570 $570 ---- $570 $570 ---- $2,565
Books (estimated) $800 $400 $400 $400 $200 $200 $200 $2,600
General Lab Fee - PA 510 $100 ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- $100
BLS/ACLS Fee - PA 540 ----   ---- $100 ---- ---- ---- $100
Equipment/uniforms $2,000 ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- $2,000
Lab Coats ---- $40 ---- ---- $40 ---- ---- $80
Simulation Fee $133 $133 $133 $133 ---- ---- ---- $532
Scrubs $30 ---- ---- ---- $60 ---- ---- $90
Photo for Class Composite ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- $25 ---- $25
Typhon Group:
Patient Tracking
---- ---- ---- ---- $80 ---- ---- $80
Total Fees $3,705 $1,155 $1,115 $716 $962 $807 $201 $8,661
TOTAL
In-State
Tuition & Fees
$10,641 $8,907 $8,867 $6,836 $7,490 $7,335 $7,953 $58,029
TOTAL
Out of State
Tuition & Fees
$17,577 $16,659 $16,619 $12,956 $14,018 $13,863 $15,705 $107,397
Note: Clinical Year expenses may include:
- Miscellaneous application fees (vary per clinical site)
- Travel to and from site
- Housing 7/16/2014


Establishing Residency

Those who live Alabama and in specific counties in Mississippi and Florida are automatically considered residents.  These counties, defined as Service Areas, include:
  • Mississippi: George, Greene, Harrison, Jackson, Perry and Stone
  • Florida: Escambia and Santa Rosa
To establish residency, visit http://www.southalabama.edu/registrar/residency.htm.


Financial Aid

USA Financial Aid:
www.southalabama.edu/finaid

SAAAPA Financial Aid Resources:
http://www.aapa.org/your_pa_career/pa_students/resources/item.aspx?id=913

For Scholarship information, please see the Application Guide.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness:
http://www.studentaid.ed.gov/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/charts/public-service





 
University of South Alabama Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions Department of Physician Assistant Studies