Students who have been admitted to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at South Arkansas Community College should be prepared to incur the following expenses: (fees based upon 2016-2017 fee schedule)

Background Check $ 53.00
Tuition for full-time students $ 83.00 / semester hour 
(AR resident – in district)
$ 96.00 / semester hour 
(AR resident -- out of district)
$ 172.00 / semester hour 
(Non-AR resident)

Assessment fees   
Computer Tech fees   
Lab fees    
Textbooks, uniforms, etc.  
Liability & accident insurance    
Travel & professional development  
Drug screening (as required) 
Travel to clinical education sites   
Testing Fee
CPR certification
APTA Membership
Health Science Professional Program Fee
Activity Fee
Security Fee
Support Fee

$ 30.00 / semester 
$ 10.00 / semester hour
$ 140.00 / year
$1100.00 / year
$72.00 / year
$ 150.00 / year
$ 35.00 / occurrence
$ 1000.00** (approximate)  
$ 245.00 / year
$45.00 / year
$80.00 / year (highly recommended)
$75.00 / semester
$1.00 / semester hour
$4.00 / semester hour
$4.00 / semester hour

**  Students will be required to travel to clinical education sites outside Union County, and are responsible for all costs associated with this travel.

Graduates can expect to pay $ 400.00 - $ 600.00 to their respective state licensing boards to obtain licensure as a Physical Therapist Assistant.