For students matriculating in the Physician Assistant program after January 1, 2020, tuition and fees per semester are determined by the Virginia residency status as follows.
- In-state: $12,132
- Out-of-state: $14,926
- Projected cost of attendance
- Year 1: $2,545
- Year 2: $2,404
- Year 3: $1,733
State residency is determined after acceptance in the program and will be verified by the admissions staff.
Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. EVMS typically announces the tuition and fee rates in July. Questions about tuition and fee charges on student accounts should be directed to EVMS Financial Services.
Financial aid is available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Visit EVMS Financial Aid for more information.
Students who decide to withdraw from the program must follow policies and procedures set by EVMS Accounts Receivable and Student Billing for refunds of tuition and fees.
These figures represent total costs for the entire time spent in the program:
- Health insurance (EVMS-sponsored and optional): $7,644
- Books, supplies and equipment: $4,170
External Loan Repayment Opportunities
The average PA student graduates with about $100,000 in student debt (inclusive of all schooling debt accumulated prior to PA school). There are a number of external loan-repayment opportunities that can help students eliminate some or all of their school debt:
This national program helps repay education loans in exchange for a year of service in designated areas across the United States.
- Navy or Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program
These programs open slots for loan repayment based on need and are awarded on a rolling basis.
- Indian Health Service (IHS)
This national program seeks to place healthcare professionals, including PAs, in IHS health centers for a minimum of two years.
- National Health Services Corp
This program is for PAs who agree to practice in underserved communities as a primary care provider.
- U.S. Army Program
This three-year loan repayment program is available for those who serve as an Army PA.