Quinnipiac University

MHS in Physician Assistant Tuition and Financial Aid

We know that college is a huge investment and one of the most important ones you’ll ever make. That’s why we’re invested in helping make your Quinnipiac education affordable. Whether it’s grants, scholarships, loans or a job, we’ll help you explore every option and make a plan that works for you.

Costs and Budgets

Costs are broken down by “award periods.” Students are enrolled year-round in this 27-month program. Tuition is based on a per-credit rate at the graduate level based on the current curriculum of the physician assistant program.

Direct Graduate Costs

Direct costs are expenses billed to you by Quinnipiac University such as tuition, university fees, insurance, housing and meal plan when applicable.

Cost or Fee Award Period 1
Summer / Fall
Award Period 2
Spring / Summer
Award Period 3
Fall / Spring
Award Period 4
Tuition and Fees (estimate)* $38,345 $33,705 $22,885 $9,900

Direct cost estimates are based on the 2021-22 graduate tuition rate of $1,085 per credit. Tuition and fees are subject to annual updates. Additional cost details are available in the Graduate Tuition and Financial Aid section. The award period is the total amount for the indicated semesters.

How to Apply for Graduate Financial Aid

Submitting the forms

Our priority processing timeline is recommended as follows:

  • For Summer: March 31
  • For Fall: June 1
  • For Spring: November 1

Forms will be accepted after the designated date and complete files are processed in the order received based on the time of year you are seeking assistance and funding levels.


Complete and submit the FAFSA form

All students seeking financial aid need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is available after October 1. This is by far the most important document in the financial aid process.

Quinnipiac school code: 001402

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Submit the Quinnipiac graduate financial aid application

This form is required to receive financial aid and provides information including when seeking financial aid, enrollment plans, outside resources (including tuition reimbursement) and authorization to release information.

Complete the 2020-21 Application

The 2020-21 application is required for students seeking any form of assistance for Summer 2020, Fall 2020 and/or Spring 2021.

Complete the 2021-22 Application

The 2021-22 application is required for students seeking any form of assistance for Summer 2021, Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022.


Submit the Quinnipiac graduate grant application

Grant funds are awarded to our full-time, on-ground graduate students who are U.S. citizens and demonstrate high financial need as evaluated by the financial aid office.

  • If applicable, certain students will also be asked to provide parental information* in order to apply.
    *Parent application is required for grant consideration for unmarried students under the age of 26 or married students under the age of 24.
  • Students receiving tuition waivers or university-based scholarships will not be given priority consideration for need-based grants.

Complete the student grant application 2021-22 (electronic)

Complete the parent grant application 2021-22* (electronic)

Military Benefits

We are partnered with both the Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration to provide you with a comprehensive set of benefits that fit with your military experience. Learn more about financial aid options specific to veterans and active duty military. 

Learn more about military benefits

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