Resident Tuition is $357/credit hour; $47,838 for the full 3 year program
Nonresident Tuition is $773/credit hour; $103,582 for the full 3 year program
Tuition for Students Granted Residency Status: Students may petition for residency after their first year living in Colorado. Tuition is $71,134 for the full 3 year program for out-of-state students who are granted residency status after their first year.
Download CHA/PA tuition, fees and expenses for the CHA/PA Program
CHA/PA tuition by year can be found by selecting the Physician Assistant Program on the School of Medicine Cost of Attendance table. The Physician Assistant program tuition appears in two different tables - one table for residents and one for non-residents.
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus policy on refunds of tuition and fees.
Residency requirements are set by the Colorado legislature. Requirements for residency tuition are available at the Registrar's website. Students starting the program as non-residents may apply for residency tuition for the semester after residency is established.
Government loans and scholarships are available, but limited. UCD Financial Aid applications are available to accepted CHA/PA students. UCD financial aid officers will work with students in need of financial assistance once they are accepted into the program.
Contact Student Financial Aid
The majority of students finance their education through financial aid. In addition, there are several scholarships available for matriculated students which can help defray the cost of attendance. See our Scholarship Opportunities webpage for information on program, regional, and national scholarship and loan repayment opportunities.