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Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS)

2022/2023

  • All budgets are estimated costs and subject to change.
  • The budget is for the student and educational expenses during the period of enrollment only.

Tuition & Fees

First Year
12 Months
Second Year
11 Months
Tuition 46,202 46,202
Student Body Fees 40 20
Graduation Fees 0 350
Exam Soft 61 61
SEP/Medical Equipment (cost is subject to change) 1,222 N/A
Total Fees 47,525 46,633

Budget Items/Estimated Costs

First Year
12 Months
Second Year
11 Months
Books & Supplies 3,100 N/A
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal) 24,195 22,180
Transportation 3,951 8,919
PANCE Board Exam N/A 550
Background Check & Finger Printing 105 N/A
CPR N/A 90
Total Budget Components 31,351 31,739

Loan Fees

First Year
12 Months
Second Year
11 Months
Direct Unsubsidized Loan Fees 217 217
Grad PLUS Loan Fees 2,477 2,456
Total Loan Fees 2,694 2,673
Total Budget 81,570 81,045

The average indebtedness for the WesternU Doctor of Dental Medicine program for the last 4 years:

  • The average indebtedness for the WesternU Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program for the last 4 years:
    2018 Graduates $121,031
    2019 Graduates $129,888
    2020 Graduates $130,330
    2021 Graduates $118,722

    This was based on graduates that had WesternU debt.

    The Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies has three disbursements per academic year.  One in the fall before school starts, one in the spring and one in the summer.  Please go to Student YOU Portal for your actual disbursement date information for your program.

     To see a sample of what your loan repayment schedule may look like, please visit the Federal Student Aid Repayment Estimator Calculator.