Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Physician Assistant Program

Financial Aid and Cost of Attendance

Following is an overview of program costs for the 2017-2018 academic year, and links to financial aid assistance.

Estimated Cost


First Year

Second Year




U-Pass Fee


Room and Board



Health Insurance






Supplies: Medical Equipment



Supplies: Uniforms












Estimated Loan Fees





Estimated Total Cost of Attendance



Tuition and fees are subject to change.  Living expenses and transportation costs will vary depending on where you reside and your living arrangements.
* Estimated Second-Year costs for the PANCE fee are not included by the Office of Financial Aid, but will be incurred by any graduate looking to sit for the PANCE after graduation.

Financial Aid

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has a competitive financial aid program that includes federal and institution-funded loan programs.  Students who wish to be considered to receive loans are advised to submit their financial aid application materials by the specified deadlines as listed at the financial aid website.

Current students are encouraged to apply for one of the many graduate student fellowships found at