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Tuition and Fees

For information on tuition and fees for the entry-level professional Doctor of Physical Therapy program, contact the Office of Student Accounting.

As stated in the UMMC Bulletin, the Medical Center reserves the right to increase or modify tuition and fees without prior notice subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.

Estimated Additional Expenses

In addition to tuition, fees, and health insurance, students should be prepared to spend approximately $2327 the first year, $2691 the second year, and $2357 for the third year at the University of Mississippi Medical Center for necessary books, supplies, and uniforms.

First year

  • Books - $1805
  • Educational supplies - $100
  • Instruments - $92
  • Lab apparel/uniforms - $240
  • State and national professional membership - $90

Second year

  • Books - $1,561
  • Educational supplies - $200
  • Lab apparel/uniforms - $290
  • State and national professional membership - $90
  • Health requirements for clinical education - $300
  • Travel for clinical education - $250

Third year

  • Books - $152
  • Educational supplies - $50
  • Lab apparel/uniforms - $240
  • Travel for clinical education - $750
  • State and national professional membership - $90
  • Licensure examination prep course - $300
  • National licensure examination fees - $450
  • State Licensure fees - $325

Electronic Device

Students are not required to have a computer/device to enter the academic program. However, access to course content will be available electronically, and most students choose to bring devices to class. Computer labs are available to all students in the School of Health Related Professions. If students choose to bring a computer to class, the following requirements should be met in order to ensure that the computer/device meets minimum standards to function with UMMC platforms:

Windows 7 or Windows 10; Mac OS 10 or better;

  • Must be patched by Operating System Company regularly;
  • Modern browser such as the latest Chrome or Internet Explorer/Edge; and
  • Must run a modern and updated anti-virus solution.

 We do not recommend any thin client devices such as Chromebooks or Google books.

Travel to off-campus clinical rotations

Students are required to travel to off-campus clinical education experiences. Therefore, students should be prepared to provide their own transportation, housing accommodations, and other living expenses during these clinical affiliations. Please note that all students must go out of state for at least one eight-week clinical education experience, and out of the Jackson, Mississippi metropolitan area for another. Students should begin planning accordingly early in academic program.

 Withdrawal/tuition refunds

Please note that the Doctor of Physical Therapy program is designed to be sequential. All entering cohorts will move through the lock-step curriculum together. Students are not allowed to withdraw from a single class without withdrawing from the entire program. When a student becomes interested in withdrawing from the program, the UMMC Bulletin provides details regarding the institution's withdrawal policy and related tuition refunds. Additionally, withdrawal dates are highlighted on the academic calendar provided on the School of Health Related Professions webpage. Click here for the academic calendar.