School of Allied Health Professions

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Additional Required Fees and Expenses*

Graduation Fee $50
Physical examination course equipment $1000
Required Books and Recommended Books $2320
Patient Tracking System $80
Background Check $60
Laptop Computer** $1300-1500
Uniforms $200
Anatomy Lab $50
Suture Lab Supplies $75
White Coats/patches/name tag $90
AAPA Dues $75
LAPA Dues $25
NCCPA PANCE (National Entry Level Board Exam) $425
Louisiana State Licensing Fees (Initial) $250
Parking $75

*Additional required fees and expenses are estimated and are subject to change. Students are required to show proof of and maintain health insurance coverage for the entire length of the program.


All incoming first year students in the Physician Assistant Program must possess a laptop computer as part of the required equipment needed for classes. Computer-based learning materials and exams are part of the curriculum. Students are NOT required to purchase a laptop through the School of Allied Health Professions.

Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Phone: 504-556-3420
Fax: 504-556-3421
Address: 411 South Prieur St.
New Orleans, LA 70112