Cost of the 5-year PA Program (3+2)

The following are estimated costs of attendance to Valparaiso University for the 2019-2020 academic year.

 Undergraduate Phase

Graduate Phase

Academic Year Summer Semester* Total
Year 4 $40,520 $12,600 $53,120
Year 5 $40,520 $5,040 $45,560
Total Graduate Tuition $98,680

*Summer semester = $840 per credit hour

 

Beginning in Fall 2023, the MSPA Program will be moving to a set flat all-inclusive tuition. Students will no longer be charged an MSPA Professional Fee (program fee).  Tuition rates are subject to percentage increases per year based on past history.

 Undergraduate Phase

Graduate Phase

Year 4 Year 5 Total
General Fee $520 $520 $1,040
Program Fee $2,100 $2,100 $4,200
Criminal Background & Drug Testing Fee $138 $117 $255
One Time Fees:
  Medical Equipment $700 -0- $700
  PA Professional Organization Student Memberships $95 -0- $95
Total Graduate Fees $6,290

Beginning in Fall 2020, the MSPA Professional Fee will be $6,600 for each year in the graduate phase of the program. This professional fee will cover the cost of online textbook and instructional video subscriptions, library resources, lab and testing fees, ACLS training, liability insurance, and clinical site instruction.

When considering other aid options, Federal/State/Valpo grants are available to those who qualify for the first three years, and graduate limits applying to the last two years. If summer aid is needed, it is important to remember that generally only loans will be available.

 

 

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