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Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Estimated Cost

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San Juan College
4601 College Blvd.
Farmington , NM 87402
(505) 566-3323

The tables below provide a detailed breakdown of the costs associated with each program.

On-Campus Program
Semester Resident
Tuition
Non-Resident
Tuition
Program Fee Textbooks
Spring Semester $714 $1722 $150 ~$875
Summer Semester $306 $738 $150 ~$175
Fall Semester $765 $1845 $150 ~$150
Spring Semester $714 $1722 $150 ~$0
Total $2499 $6027 $600 ~$1200
 
Online Program*
Semester Resident
Tuition
Non-Resident
Tuition
Program Fee Textbooks
Spring Semester $357 $861 $250 ~$535
Summer Semester $357 $861 $250 ~$340
Fall Semester $306 $738 $250 ~$175
Spring Semester $357 $861 $250 ~$150
Summer Semester $408 $984 $250 ~$0
Fall Semester $714 $1722 $250 ~$0
Total $2499 $6027 $1500 ~$1200
 

*Students participating in the Online Program are responsible for transportation and lodging associated with the on-campus portion of PTA lab courses. Students are required to be at San Juan College approximately one-two weeks per PTA lab course, toward the end of each semester. Online students are also responsible for additional fees related to printing course material and obtaining a proctor for the PTAP exams.

**Students in both programs are also responsible for immunizations, goniometer ($20), gait belt ($10), transportation on clinical rotations, and lodging on clinical rotations (if necessary).

Estimate Cost of PTA Program
On-Campus Program (Includes Tuition, Fees & Books for 4 Semesters)
Resident ~$4299
Non-resident ~$7827
 
Online Program (Includes Tuition, Fees & Books for 6 Semesters)
Resident ~$5199
Non-resident ~$8727
 

The Estimated Cost of the PTA Program includes tuition, program fees, and textbooks for the PTA Program.  This estimate does not include the cost associated with prerequisite courses.

Tuition for residents is $41 per credit hour, plus a $6/credit hour student general education fee, per credit hour of $4. Tuition for non-residents is $105 per credit hour, plus a $10/credit hour student general education fee, and a technology fee per credit hour of $8.  The PTA Program charges an additional, non-refundable program fee of $150 per semester for the On-Campus Program and $250 per semester for the Online Program.

Upon graduation, the student may have some of the following expenses related to licensure.  The fees are variable depending whether or not the student completes the recommended exam preparation course and practice exam.  Also, the licensing fee charged by the state varies depending on the state.  All fees related to licensure are the student’s responsibility.

Licensure Expenses
~$>500 PTA Licensure Exam Preparation Course (Recommended)
~$90 PEAT Exam (Practice Exam & Assessment Tool) (Recommended)
~$370 National Physical Therapist Assistant Licensing Exam
~$55 Thompson Prometric Testing Center Fee
~$200 New Mexico Licensing Fee (License fees vary by state.)
 

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For more information, please call Sandra Sorrelhorse at 505-566-3562. Or send an email to pta@sanjuancollege.edu.