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Estimated Tuition and Fees

The table below details anticipated tuition, fees, program required expenses, as well as other costs associated with the SEU PA Program for the class matriculating in October 2021. Rates are subject to change by Saint Elizabeth University. All costs are estimated.

SEU PA Program Tuition and Fees

Upon notification of acceptance, PA students are required to pay a SEU PA Program seat deposit of $500, which will be credited toward the student’s first semester tuition bill.

In-State/Out-of-State Tuition: $1,001 per credit (104 credits) $104,104
SEU PA Program Student Fee: $400 per semester (7 semesters) $2,800
*University Fees $2,595
Total Estimated Tuition and Fees $109,499

SEU PA Program Student Fee

The SEU PA Program student fee is $400 per semester. The SEU PA Program student fee is non-refundable.

The SEU PA Program student fee defrays costs directly related to the education of the PA students, which include, but are not limited to, software licensing and maintenance fees, supplemental educational resources, standardized patients, and laboratory equipment and supplies. The SEU PA Program pays all of the following per user/student costs:

Required Per User/Student Requirements Per User/Student Cost
NJSSPA annual membership $40 per year
AAPA two-year membership $75
ACLS training $144
Supplemental malpractice coverage, clinical year, as needed $86
Electronic Medical Record platform $195
PACKRAT (two administrations) $45 for each exam
PAEA end of rotation exams (seven core rotations) $35 for each exam
eMedley ExamN and clinical package $140
Board Review course $325
Medical Spanish on-line course $345

Students may not opt out of these required components.


University Fees

Saint Elizabeth University student fees include a $325 per semester fee (fall, spring, and summer), a $40 annual accident fee and a $200 graduation fee.

Other fees may apply based on a student's individual circumstance.

Additional information regarding all University fees is available online at www.steu.edu/gradtuition.


Health Insurance

Accepted PA students must provide proof of health insurance (that includes hospitalization coverage) prior to matriculation.

Upon registration, PA students are automatically enrolled in Saint Elizabeth University's health insurance policy at a cost of $5,392.00 per year and premium coverage is added to their tuition bill. Students may opt out of the plan if they provide proof of equivalent coverage.

Full details regarding the policy, including coverage for dependents, is available at https://www.firststudent.com/school_detail/my-account-saint-elizabeth-university/.


Additional Costs

Required

Didactic

Clinical

Required Medical Equipment $750  
Clothing (lab coat and scrubs) $75 $30
Castlebranch Package includes:
HIPAA/OSHA training modules
Background Check
Drug screen
Additional background check and drug screen testing may be required to meet clinical rotation requirements; students are responsible for any additional costs
$131 $168
BLS certification $55 $55
Textbooks for those not provided through Access Medicine $500 $30 – board review text

Students are responsible for their housing, food, transportation, medical care, general living expenses, etc., as outlined in the table below.

Projected Based on Individual Student Preferences

Didactic

Clinical

Health insurance – if purchased through SEU $5,392 $5,392
Medical care Dependent upon medical insurance coverage  
Immunizations Dependent upon medical insurance coverage  
Lab work Dependent upon medical insurance coverage  
BBP exposure work up and treatment (if needed) Dependent upon medical insurance coverage  
Electronics – per student preference:
Phone $500  
Personal computer $2,000  
iPad $500  
Transportation, including clinical site parking, gas, and tolls/NJ Transit $1,000 $3,000
Rent

See Off-Campus Housing information.
Students can expect to pay $1,000-$2,000 per month for rent in the surrounding areas.  
Room and board and personal expenses Will vary depending on each student's living arrangements.  

Projected After Program Completion

Didactic

Clinical

NCCPA PANCE   $550
State Licensure   Varies by state; $125 application fee for NJ license