Cost of Attendance

The comprehensive fee schedule for the High Point University PA Program is set annually. The comprehensive fee includes all tuition and University fees and is a convenient way for students to determine their investment accurately. The comprehensive fee does not include books or course-specific fees.

It is estimated that tuition and fees for the 2022-23 academic year will be $48,000, or an estimated total of $112,000 for the entire program.**

 

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Comprehensive Fee (Tuition and Fees)  Total Direct Costs (Paid to HPU)

$48,000

$48,000*

$16,000*

Housing Allowance**

$15,000

$15,000

$5,000

Board Allowance**

$6,000

$6,000

$2,000

Books, Supplies and Program Specific Fees ***

$3,600

$1,800

$600

Transportation

$4,800

$4,800

$1,600

Cost of Attendance (COA)

$77,400

$75,600*

$25,200*

Published tuition rates are preliminary rates that are subject to change by the Board of Trustees.
Final rates are approved by the Board at the Board Meeting preceding the semester for which the new rates apply.

Year 1: Summer, Fall, Spring Semesters
Year 2: Summer, Fall, Spring Semesters
Year 3: Summer Semester

Cost of Attendance amounts were developed to establish maximum financial aid allowances for typical students. Students are highly encouraged to establish a budget, reduce expenditures, and borrow via student loans in incremental amounts to help limit their educational debt. For additional questions please contact your counselor in the Office of Student Financial Planning, Cana Gyongyos Hill via email at  chill1@highpoint.edu or phone at 336-841-9289.

*NOTE: Please bear in mind that the comprehensive fee is revised on an annual basis.

**Housing and Board Allowances are for students living off-campus. Should on-campus housing be available and if a student signs up to live-on-campus, then these allowances will be replaced with actual housing and dining plan charges. Please email your Financial Planning Counselor if this applies to you.

*** Includes program-related expenses associated with maintaining a functional laptop computer, ACLS/BLS training, and obtaining necessary criminal background checks and drug screenings required for enrollment and completion of supervised clinical practice experiences.

Students are responsible for all costs associated with their personal transportation to clinical rotations. Students are responsible for all living costs and should be aware that some clinical rotations occur outside of the immediate High Point region (within 2 hours) and therefore the student may choose to seek short-term housing opportunities in other areas.

Cost of attendance can be increased by expenses related to short-term housing, charges for health insurance and/or meal plans by term. Please email your Financial Planning Counselor if this applies to you.

Comprehensive Fee (tuition and fees) costs for your first year are distributed over these 3 academic periods. The following is a breakdown of your direct comprehensive fee costs for the first year as well as other estimated allowances making up your Cost of Attendance.

 

Summer 2022

  Fall     2022

 

Spring 2023

Comprehensive Fee (Tuition and Fees) Total Direct Costs (Paid to HPU)

$16,000

$16,000

$16,000

Housing Allowance

$5,000

$5,000

$5,000

Board Allowance

$2,000

$2,000

$2,000

Books, Supplies and Program Specific Fees **

$1,000

$2,000

$600

Transportation

$1,600

$1,600

$1,600

Cost of Attendance (COA)

$25,600

$26,600

$25,200

Student Health Insurance is required of all students. Medical Insurance Coverage is provided to Physician Assistant students according to the schedule below:

  • The university offered medical insurance policy is effective from August 1st through July 31st. This annual policy will be billed in part on  the Fall tuition statement and the rest on the Spring tuition statement.
  • Programs that begin in the summer are charged per month until August 1st at which time the students are switched to the annual policy
  • In Year 3, HPU will offer coverage from August 1st through graduation day on a daily basis.

Students may waive the university provided medical insurance with proof of other comparable insurance prior to the start of the academic year. Student Medical Insurance rates are reviewed annually and rates are subject to change. For more information on the university provided medical coverage, please visit www.highpoint.edu/studentaccounts/student-insurance/

Financial Aid

Many HPU PA students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to apply for student loans to support their graduate education (School Code 002933). Information about these loans is available in the Office of Student Financial Planning. If you have specific questions, please contact your Student Financial Planning Counselor, Cana Gyongyos Hill, by phone at 336-841-9289 or by email at chill1@highpoint.edu.

Payment

Payment of all tuition and fees is due at the beginning of each term of enrollment.

Tuition for Fall 2022 will start to be due in mid-July 2022 and the exact date will depend on your program.

Tuition for Spring 2023 will be due in December 2023 and the exact date will depend on your program.

  • Payments can be made in person to the Office of Student Accounts Cashier’s Office located in Roberts Hall 106.  Cash, check, or debit/credit cards (2.85% transaction fee applies) can be accepted in our office as methods of payment.
  • Payment can also be made online via the Student Account Center.  You will login using your HPU email username and password and select the Student Account Center link.
  • TouchNet Monthly Payment Plan for Graduate Programs
    • $50 enrollment fee per semester. You must re-enroll each semester.
    • Allows you to divide your educational investment over 3 monthly installments
      • Summer 2022 semester enrollment opens April 1st and closes April 30th with the plan starting May 1, 2022 ending July 1, 2022.
      • Fall semester enrollment opens August 1st and closes August 31st with the plan starting September 1, 2022 ending November 1, 2022.
      • Spring semester enrollment opens December 1st and closes December 31st with the plan starting January 1, 2023 ending March 1, 2023.
    • Please call the Office of Student Accounts (336) 841-9259 for more information regarding the payment plans.
  • You can also mail your payment to:

High Point University

Attn:  Office of Student Accounts

One University Parkway

High Point, NC 27268

*Please reference Student ID # on memo line of check*

Application Fee

For each application cycle prospective candidates must pay or obtain a waiver for the CASPA application fee and the program designation fee. These fees and policies regarding payment and refund are set by CASPA. Additional information is available on their website.

Enrollment Deposit

All applicants accepted into the program will be charged a $1000 nonrefundable deposit to hold their seat. This money will be applied toward their first semester comprehensive fee upon matriculation.

Refund Policy

Calculation of Charges for Withdrawal from High Point University

When a student registers, it is for the full term or semester.  If the student withdraws from the University within the first five (5) days of the semester, for whatever reason, the student will be charged 50% of the comprehensive fees# (includes: tuition and fees, plus any housing and dining). After the first five (5) days of the semester, 100% of the comprehensive fee will be charged and no refund will be issued.

Any refund is contingent on a student officially withdrawing from the university. To officially withdraw from the university, a student must complete a withdrawal form. This form can be obtained from the Office of Graduate Operations located on the first floor of the Norcross Graduate School.

Students wishing to withdraw should also consult with the Office of Student Financial Planning to determine if stipulations associated with financial aid or loans will lead to changes in the financial statement. The following table indicates the amount a student will be charged upon official withdrawal. It does not indicate how much a student will be refunded. Refunds are dependent on the total amount of out-of-pocket payments received and the amount of financial aid a student is eligible to keep based on the official withdrawal date.

Amount Student Will Be Charged by Day of Official Withdrawal

Day

#Amount Credited

Before Semester Begins

100%

Within the first 5 Days of the Semester

50%

After the 5th Day of the Semester

0%

# All non-refundable deposit to hold a student’s slot in the class and/or room in housing, originally credited to tuition, will not be included in the refund calculation.