Costs for Physician Assistant – Downers Grove

Cost of attendance budget for Physician Assistant, Downers Grove.

Cost of Attendance Budget 2024-2025

The information below is provided to assist incoming students in estimating their monthly budget while considering available financial resources for the academic year (e.g., earnings, financial aid, family assistance). Tuition and fees are billed directly to a student’s account by the University. Budget items are estimated costs based on the average monthly living expenses multiplied by the number of months in the program’s academic year. These costs may vary for each student, consequently, each student should determine anticipated expenses while in school. Please note, student loans are not available during periods of non-attendance (i.e., summer quarter, leave of absence), however, the Federal Work-Study program may be an option to those that qualify.

Tuition and Fees

Physician Assistant – Downers Grove Tuition and Fees
Tuition and Fees1st Year2nd Year3rd Year
Student Services Fee750750188
Disability Insurance Fee636316
Total Tuition and Fees 
(tuition is expected to increase between 2% to 3%)

Living Expenses and Other Costs

Physician Assistant – Downers Grove Living Expenses and Other Costs
Budget Items/Estimated Costs1st Year
(12-Month Budget)
2nd Year
(12-Month Budget)
3rd Year
(3-Month Budget)
Books, course materials, supplies and equipment$3,088$826$0
Personal Expenses: on-campus/off-campus/with parent option3,6003,600900
Personal Expenses: thrifty option2,1602,160540
Health Insurance3,7363,736934
Housing: on-campus option9,8559,8552,464
Housing: off-campus option20,40020,4005,100
Housing: with parent option4,8004,8001,200
Housing: thrifty option10,20010,2002,550
Food: on-campus/off-campus/with parent option5,4005,4001,350
Food: thrifty option4,0504,0501,013
Travel/Transportation: on-campus option (includes auto insurance and registration)3,04111,7443,011
Travel/Transportation: off-campus/with parent option (includes auto insurance and registration)6,52211,7443,011
Travel/Transportation: thrifty option (includes auto insurance and registration)3,91111,7443,011
Average Loan Origination Fees2,9712,971217
Total Budget Items/Estimated Costs: on-campus option$31,691$38,132$8,876
Total Budget Items/Estimated Costs: off-campus option$45,717$48,677$11,512
Total Budget Items/Estimated Costs: with parent option$30,117$33,077$7,612
Total Budget Items/Estimated Costs: thrifty option$30,116$35,687$8,265