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Northwestern University

Physician Assistant Program

The totals provided on the web pages below include tuition, loan fees, room and board, transportation and other expenses that the Committee on Financial Aid to Students takes into account when determining your required educational budget.

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First-year

Category Summer Fall Spring Total
Tuition $14,913 $14,913 $14,913 $44,739
U-Pass $129 $129 $129 $387
Health Insurance* $958 $3,856 -- $4,814
Room and Board $5,500 $5,500 $5,500 $16,500
Books and Supplies** $2,650 -- -- $2,650
Personal $1,194 $1,194 $1,194 $3,582
Transportation $515 $515 $515 $1,545
Computer $1,250 -- -- $1,250
Loan Fees*** $667 $667 $667 $2,001
Total $27,776 $26,774 $22,918 $77,468

* Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance (NU-SHIP).

** Books and Supplies budget includes $915 for equipment, $250 for uniforms and $1,485 for books per the PA department.

*** Loan fees are included to offset fees charged by the Department of Education on Stafford and Grad PLUS loans.

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Second-year

Category Summer Fall Spring Total
Tuition $14,913 $14,913 $14,913 $44,739
Health Insurance* -- $3,856 -- $3,856
Room and Board $5,500 $5,500 $5,500 $16,500
Books $567 $417 $417 $1,401
Personal $1,194 $1,194 $1,194 $3,582
Transportation $644 $644 $644 $1,932
Loan Fees** $667 $667 $667 $2,001
Total $23,485 $27,191 $23,335 $74,011

* Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance (NU-SHIP).

** Loan fees are included to offset fees charged by the Department of Education on Stafford and Grad PLUS loans.

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First-year Second-year

First-year

Category Summer Fall Spring Total
Tuition $14,381 $14,381 $14,381 $43,143
Health Insurance* $923 $3,799 -- $4,722
Personal $1,194 $1,194 $1,194 $3,582
Room and Board $5,500 $5,500 $5,500 $16,500
Transportation $644 $644 $644 $1,932
Computer $1,250 -- -- $1,250
Books and Supplies** $2,650 -- -- $2,650
Loan Fees*** $611 $611 $611 $1,833
Total $27,153 $26,129 $22,330 $75,612

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

**  Books and Supplies budget includes $900 for equipment, $250 for uniforms and $1,500 for books per the PA department.

***  Loan fees are included to offset fees charged by the Department of Education on Stafford and Grad PLUS loans.

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Second-year

Category Summer Fall Spring Total
Tuition $14,381 $14,381 $14,381 $43,143
Health Insurance* -- $3,799 -- $3,799
Personal $1,194 $1,194 $1,194 $3,582
Room and Board $5,500 $5,500 $5,500 $16,500
Transportation $644 $644 $644 $1,932
Books and Supplies $567 $417 $417 $1,401
Loan Fees** $611 $611 $611 $1,833
Total $22,897 $26,546 $22,747 $72,190

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

**  Loan fees are included to offset fees charged by the Department of Education on Stafford and Grad PLUS loans.

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