Cost of Program

Physician Assistant Estimated Cost of Program

Class of 2023

Estimated Fees for Arkansas Residents Estimated Fees for Arkansas Non-Residents

Classes of 2024

Estimated Fees for Arkansas Residents Estimated Fees for Arkansas Non-Residents

* University, College and Physician Assistant Program Fees are Subject to Change

**Anatomy scrubs ~$80.00.

***Student Health Insurance: Students enrolled at UAMS are required by University of Arkansas Board policy (Policy 1260.1) to have health insurance coverage at all times. The responsibility for obtaining health insurance coverage rests with the student. Students are urged to investigate for themselves the policy best suited to meet their particular needs. Students are encouraged to confirm their coverage under their existing plan of insurance prior to registration or, if they do not have any existing insurance, obtain such coverage.  A Student Injury and Sickness plan offered by Academic Health Plans is available to all UAMS students.  The amount reflected on this line is an estimated cost of plan offered by Academic Health Plans.  A summary of the plan’s coverage, eligibility requirements, and instructions for enrollment of students and their eligible dependents as well as contact information for a UAMS representative that can assist you is detailed at this link

****Initial Background Check/Drug Screen: A background check and drug screen is required of all accepted applicants prior to matriculation into the program.  Additional background checks and drug screens will be $25 if warranted by the clinical sites or the program. The cost of the initial package is $132.50 which includes the background check, drug screen, immunization tracking and documentation.


Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Dr. Hermann Hammans Endowed Scholarship for Physician Assistants

  • Established in 2015, this scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Bart Barlogie’s late step-father, Dr. Hermann Hammans and as a salute to Dr. Barlogie’s daughter, an alumna of the Physician Assistant program.  This scholarship will be used to benefit Physician Assistant students in the UAMS College of Health Processions.

Ruth M. Allen, Ph.D. Scholarship

  • This scholarship honors Dr. Ruth Allen, former associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Health Professions. Dr. Allen retired from UAMS in 2002 after serving in various academic leadership roles.

UAMS PA Program Tuition is a fixed tuition per semester for the entering cohort.  Tuition may change for each entering cohort but will remain fixed for each semester for that cohort.