kwarre11

Financing PA School

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Hi everyone!

 

I am curious how physician assistant students fund their schooling. I am currently applying for PA school next year at South College next year and am not sure how I'm going to pay for it. I plan on taking out a lot of loans, but you are only allowed around $40,000 in loans per year, which is what the program costs. Since I am unable to have a job during the program and I'm not receiving any outside funding from family, spouse, etc. I am concerned about how I will pay for housing and food. Can anyone who is/was in a similar situation tell me how they pay/paid for housing and food during PA school? Can you take out extra loans for these things?

 

Thanks for your help!

Kaitlyn

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Hi everyone!

I am curious how physician assistant students fund their schooling. I am currently applying for PA school next year at South College next year and am not sure how I'm going to pay for it. I plan on taking out a lot of loans, but you are only allowed around $40,000 in loans per year, which is what the program costs. Since I am unable to have a job during the program and I'm not receiving any outside funding from family, spouse, etc. I am concerned about how I will pay for housing and food. Can anyone who is/was in a similar situation tell me how they pay/paid for housing and food during PA school? Can you take out extra loans for these things?

Thanks for your help!

Kaitlyn

You also get Grad PLUS loans which I believe are credit based but they should cover the rest of tuition/living expenses/ect.

 

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Thanks! I have tried to save up, but I'm not sure I'll have enough for the second year of living expenses! Good to know  you can get loans for this too!

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I'm Currently a working Respiratory Therapist fo 5yrs now. My goal is PA school also and living expenses has also been a concern of mind. Are there no Scholarships or Grants for PA Students?

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There are plenty of scholarships for PA students. Most of them require service in the armed forces or in rural, underserved areas. There are also scholarships by specialty.

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