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Estimated Program Costs

Tuition and fees (based on 2020-2021 rates) $10,167.00
Health Science Student Fee $1100.00
Textbooks (approximate cost for PTA books only) $1110.00
Textbooks (approximate cost for non-PTA books) $1080.00
Professional liability insurance (for both years) $22.10
Uniforms (1 name badge, 1 polo shirt, 2 sets of scrubs as program specified) $150.00
Supplies (lab kit) $60.00
Clinical Record Management (myRecordTracker) $17.50
Physical Exam & Immunizations (approximate cost) $320.00
Background Check (initial check and update) $59.00
Drug Screenings $77.50
AHA Basic Life Support of Health Providers $50.00
APTA + TPTA student membership fee $80.00 per year (Required) $160.00
State of Tennessee Licensing Application Fees (may be pre- or post-graduation) $167.00
National Physical Therapy Examination Fees (may be pre- or post-graduation) $567.60
Travel to clinical sites (may vary significantly) $900.00
Final Competency Exam $35.00
National Physical Therapy Examination Review Course (unless otherwise funded) $146.00
ESTIMATED TOTAL FOR PROGRAM AT 2020-2021 RATES* $16,188.70
Sample Expenditure Estimation (1st Semester)
Tuition and all fees (based on Fall 2020 rates) $2622.00
Textbooks (approximate cost for PTA books only) $500.00
Textbooks (approximate cost for non-PTA books only if courses not completed prior) $500.00
Supplies (Lab kit) $60.00
Clinical Record Management (myRecordTracker) $17.50
Physical Exam & immunizations (approximate cost) $300.00
AHA Basic Life Support of Health Providers $50.00
APTA Student Membership Per Year $80.00
Professional Liability Insurance              $11.05
Travel to clinical sites (may vary) $50.00
Uniform Polo Shirt $20.00
ESTIMATED TOTAL FOR FIRST SEMESTER AT FALL 2020 RATES* $4210.55
Sample Expenditure Estimation (2nd Semester)
Tuition and all fees (based on Spring 2021 rates) $2707.00
Textbooks (approximate cost for PTA books only) $300.00
Textbooks (approximate cost for non-PTA books only if courses not completed prior) $200.00
Travel to clinical sites (may vary) $50.00
Drug Screening $38.75
Criminal Background Check $29.50
ESTIMATED TOTAL FOR FIRST SEMESTER AT SPRING 2021 RATES* $3325.25
Sample Expenditure Estimation (3rd Semester)
Tuition and all fees (based on Summer 2021 rates) $1376.00
Textbooks (approximate cost for PTA books only) $60.00
Textbooks (approximate cost for non-PTA books only if courses not completed prior) $80.00
Travel to clinical sites (may vary) $300.00
Uniform Polo Shirts $50.00
ESTIMATED TOTAL FOR FIRST SEMESTER AT SUMMER 2021 RATES* $1866.00
Sample Expenditure Estimation (4th Semester)
Tuition and all fees (based on Fall 2020 rates) $2552.00
Textbooks (approximate cost for PTA books only) $150.00
Textbooks (approximate cost for non-PTA books only if courses not completed prior) $300.00
Immunization Updates $20.00
Professional Liability Insurance $11.05
APTA Student Membership Per Year $80.00
ESTIMATED TOTAL FOR FIRST SEMESTER AT FALL 2020 RATES* $3113.05
Sample Expenditure Estimation (5th Semester)
Tuition and all fees (based on Spring 2021 rates) $2010.00
Textbooks (approximate cost for PTA books only) $100.00
Uniform Scrubs $80.00
Drug Screen $38.75
Criminal Background Check $29.50
Travel to clinical sites (may vary) $500.00
Final Competency Exam $35.00
National Physical Therapy Examination Review Course $146.00
State of Tennessee Licensing Application Fees (may be pre- or post-graduation) $167.00
National Physical Therapy Examination Fees (may be pre- or post-graduation) $485.00
ESTIMATED TOTAL FOR FIRST SEMESTER AT SPRING 2021 RATES* $3673.85

All expenses are estimates and are subject to change without notice. Expenditures may vary depending upon students’ individual situations and needs. Learn more about financial aid information.

* Estimations based on high end scale, therefore, total program cost may be lower than what is shown here.

Students who are accepted into the program are encouraged to contact the JSCC Financial Aid Office for possible tuition and fees assistance that may be available through various scholarships and/or grants.  Additional assistance may also be available through the APTA FInancial Solutions Center