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Estimated Cost of Attendance

Cost of attendance includes tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, personal and transportation expenses, and loan fees. The cost of attendance is determined by Marist College in accordance with federal regulations and may vary from student to student.

Total Estimated Costs (24 months)

Billable Fees




Exam Fees


Total Billable Fees



Required Out-of-Pocket Expenses




Required Books & Supplies


Medical Equipment**


Misc. Clinical Year expenses
(e.g., BLS, PPD, N95, screenings, etc.)


Loan Fees





Individual Out-of-Pocket Expenses


Please note these expenses will vary by student and are estimates.  
Room ($1400/month) $33,600
Board ($400/month) $9,600
Personal $2,100

Health Insurance
(required if the student does not have current coverage)



* Students are responsible for all clinical travel expenses (including transportation, food, parking, gas).

** Equipment includes 3 sets of red scrubs, cardiology-grade stethoscope, diagnostic kit (otoscope/ophthalmoscope), sphygmomanometer, tuning forks, reflex hammer, EKG calipers, Snellen eye chart, etc.

*** Costs are subject to change.

Tuition Refund Schedule


Days 1-7 of the semester


8-21 days of the semester


after 22nd day and beyond


For information about scholarships and financial aid, visit our Admission and Financial Aid Department.

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*The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Marist College Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Marist College. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards. 

Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be March 2030. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy. 

The program’s accreditation history can be viewed on the ARC-PA website at

Updated: 10/1/2020