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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 $739.50 $2,007.50 $150 ~$1,098
Summer Semester $405.50 $1,017.50 $150 ~$187
Fall Semester $781.25 $2,131.25 $150 ~$314
Spring Semester $739.50 $2,007.50 $150 ~$0
Total $2,665.75 $7,163.75 $600 ~$1,599
 
Online Program*
Semester Resident
Tuition
Non-Resident
Tuition
Program Fee Textbooks
Spring Semester $442 $1,136 $250 ~$692
Summer Semester $442 $1,136 $250 ~$406
Fall Semester $401 $1,013 $250 ~$187
Spring Semester $442 $1,136 $250 ~$314
Summer Semester $483 $1,259 $250 ~$0
Fall Semester $729 $1,997 $250 ~$0
Total $2,939 $7,677 $1,500 ~$1,599
 

*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.

Estimate Cost of PTA Program
On-Campus Program (Includes Tuition, Fees & Books for 4 Semesters)
Resident ~$4,865
Non-resident ~$9,363
 
Online Program (Includes Tuition, Fees & Books for 6 Semesters)
Resident ~$6,038
Non-resident ~$10,776
 

The Estimated Cost of the PTA Program includes tuition, SJC flat fees, technology fees, student activity fees (if applicable), PTA 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 the SJC flat fee for 5 credit hours or more per semester of $155, and a student activity fee per credit hour of .75 (not to exceed $13.50 per student, per semester and does not apply to online classes). Tuition for non-residents is $123 per credit hour plus the SJC flat fee for 5 credit hours or more per semester of $275. The PTA Program charges a non-refundable program fee of $150 per semester for the On-Campus Program and $250 per semester for the Online Program.

Miscellaneous Expenses
(not included in above estimates)
On-Campus and Online Programs Students in both programs are also responsible for annual APTA membership fees, immunizations, goniometer ($20), gait belt ($10), scrubs ($35), transportation and lodging on clinical rotations.
Online Program 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 week per PTA lab course toward the end of each semester. Online students are also responsible for additional fees related to printing course material and proctor* services for the PTAP exams.
*Proctor U will be used for required proctor services when completing PTAP exams. Each test will cost from $8.75 to $51.25 depending on the length of the test and how far in advance the student schedules to take the test (see http://und.edu/tech-support/_files/docs/proctorustudentpay.pdf).
 

Upon graduation, the student may have some of the following expenses related to licensure. The fees vary depending on student completion of the recommended exam preparation course and practice exam. Also, the state licensing fee varies depending on the state. All fees related to licensure are the student’s responsibility.

Licensure Expenses
~$>500 PTA Licensure Exam Preparation Course (Recommended)
~$99 PEAT Exam (PTA Practice Exam & Assessment Tool) (Recommended)
~$370 National Physical Therapist Assistant Licensing Exam (FSBPT)
~$70 Prometric Testing Center Fee (Testing Centers located throughtout the United States)
~$225 New Mexico Licensing Fee (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.