A professional education carries variable costs that are dependent on a number of factors.

In addition to tuition and fees, there are books, equipment and incidental expenses to be considered. The cost of attendance for students utilizing financial aid also includes a living expense budget of approximately $2,700 per month plus an additional travel allowance for terms when students are on clinical externship rotations.

If you have any questions regarding tuition and fees, please contact Student Financial Affairs by email at financialaid@salus.edu or by phone at 215.780.1330.

TUITION AND FEES 

The following tuition and fees are for the 2022-2023 year for first year students:
Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Doctor of Optometry (Traditional Program)
Annual Tuition: $45,150
Student Services Fee: $440/year
Laboratory Fee: $95/term
Technology Fee: $170/term

Doctor of Optometry (Scholars Program)
Annual Tuition: $48,540
Student Services Fee: $440/year
Laboratory Fee: $95/term
Technology Fee: $170/term

Advanced Placement OD Degree Program
Program Tuition: $180,500*
Student Services Fee: $440/year
Laboratory Fee: $95/term
Technology Fee: $170/term
*Tuition is based on the total cost of a four-year program at the annual Traditional Optometry tuition rate. Tuition is subject to change each year.
 
Master of Science in Clinical Optometry (MSc) with Advanced Studies Certificate
Program Tuition: $55,000
Student Services Fee: $280/year
Laboratory Fee: $95/term
Technology Fee: $170/term
 
Osborne College of Audiology
Doctor of Audiology (Four-Year Track On-Campus Program)
Annual Tuition: $35,610*
Student Services Fee: $435/year
Laboratory Fee: $95/term
Technology Fee: $170/term

*Renewable scholarships up to $15,000/year are available. Students historically have offset a portion of their final year’s tuition with an externship stipend averaging $21,000.

Doctor of Audiology (Three-Year Track On-Campus Program)
Annual Tuition: $44,155**
Student Services Fee: $435/year
Laboratory Fee: $95/term
Technology Fee: $170/term

**Tuition will be offset by a first-year guaranteed $20,000 scholarship for all students who are qualified for the three-year track. The scholarship is renewable subject to maintaining a specified GPA. Students historically have offset a portion of their final year’s tuition with an externship stipend averaging $21,000.

Doctor of Audiology (Online Bridge Program)
Tuition: $450/credit
Technology Fee: $170/term

Masters of Science in Clinical Audiology
Tuition: $515/credit
Technology Fee: $170/term

Audiology Advanced Studies Certificates (Cochlear Implants, Tinnitus and Hyperacusis, Vestibular Sciences and Disorders)
Tuition: $550/credit
Technology Fee: $170/term
College of Health Sciences, Education and Rehabilitation
Master of Occupational Therapy 
Annual Tuition: $42,100
Student Services: $450/year
Laboratory Fee: $95/term
Technology Fee: $170/term

Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Advanced Specialty Certificate Programs
Tuition: $1,316/credit 
Technology Fee: $170/term

Blindness and Low Vision Studies Certificate and Masters Programs 
Tuition: $925/credit
Student Services Fee: $280/year, pro-rated by term
Laboratory Fee: $95/term
Technology Fee: $170/term

Orthotics and Prosthetics Program
Didactic Segment Tuition: $30,000/year
Residency Segment Tuition: $15,000/year
Student Services Fee: $420/year
Laboratory Fee: $95/term
Technology Fee: $170/term

Speech-Language Pathology Program
Annual Tuition: $31,455
Student Services Fee: First year $435;Second year $405
Laboratory Fee: $95/term
Technology Fee: $170/term

Physician Assistant
  First Phase
(12 months)
Second Phase
(13 months)
Totals
Tuition $48,500 $48,500 $97,000
Books & Instruments $1,900 $800 $2,700
Fees      
Student Services $405 $280 $685
Lab $285 0 $285
Technology $510 $680 $1,190
Needle Stick Insurance $41 $41 $82
Graduation
0 $290 $290
Total $51,641 $50,591 $102,232
 
 
 
 
 
 
Traditional Post-baccalaureate Program in Health Sciences
Tuition: $832/credit
Student Services: $375/year (full-time), $70/term (part-time)
Laboratory: $95/term
Technology: $170/term

Post-baccalaureate Program in Health Sciences – Speech-Language Pathology track
Tuition: $750/credit
Student Services: $375/year (full-time), $70/term (part-time)
Laboratory: $95/term
Technology: $170/term

Graduate Programs in Biomedicine
Tuition: $1,178/credit
Student Services Fee: $280
Technology Fee: $170/term
Laboratory Fee: Charged on a case-by-case basis 
International Student Fee: $3,000/year (only for students requiring J-1 visas)