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 also includes a living expense budget of approximately $2,200 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 2021-2022 year for first year students:
Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Optometry (Traditional Program)
Annual Tuition: $43,415
Student Services Fee: $420/year
Laboratory Fee: $90/term
Technology Fee: $165/term

Optometry (Scholars Program)
Annual Tuition: $44,040
Student Services Fee: $420/year
Laboratory Fee: $90/term
Technology Fee: $165/term

Advanced Placement OD Degree Program
Program Tuition: $173,660*
Student Services Fee: $420/year
Laboratory Fee: $90/term
Technology Fee: $165/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: $265/year
Laboratory Fee: $90/term
Technology Fee: $165/term
 
Osborne College of Audiology
Audiology (Four-Year Track On-Campus Program)
Annual Tuition: $34,240*
Student Services Fee: $415/year
Laboratory Fee: $90/term
Technology Fee: $165/term

*For the fourth year in a row, Salus University Osborne College of Audiology will not increase its tuition -$34,240- for the 2020-2021 academic year. 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.

Audiology (Three-Year Track On-Campus Program)
Annual Tuition: $44,155**
Student Services Fee: $415/year
Laboratory Fee: $90/term
Technology Fee: $165/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.

Audiology (Online Bridge Program)
Tuition: $450/credit
Technology Fee: $165/term

Masters of Science in Clinical Audiology
Tuition: $515/credit
Technology Fee: $165/term

Audiology (Advanced Studies Certificate)
Tuition: $550/credit
Technology Fee: $165/term
College of Health Sciences, Education and Rehabilitation
Master of Occupational Therapy 
Annual Tuition: $37,050
Student Services: $430/year
Laboratory Fee: $90/term
Technology Fee: $165/term

Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Specialty Track Certificate Programs
Tuition: $1,232/credit 
Technology Fee: $165/term

Blindness and Low Vision Studies Certificate and Masters Programs 
Tuition: $890/credit
Student Services Fee: $265/year, pro-rated by term
Laboratory Fee: $90/term
Technology Fee: $165/term

Speech-Language Pathology Program
Annual Tuition: $30,245
Student Services Fee: First year $415;Second year $385
Laboratory Fee: $90/term
Technology Fee: $165/term

Physician Assistant
 
  First Phase
(12 months)
Second Phase
(13 months)
Totals
Tuition $45,670 $45,670 $91,340
Books & Instruments $1,900 $800 $2,700
Fees      
Student Services $390 $265 $655
Lab $270 0 $270
Technology $495 $660 $1,155
Needle Stick Insurance

Graduation
$41

0
$41

$280
$82

$280
Total $48,766 $47,716 $96,482
 
 
 
 
 
 
Traditional Post-baccalaureate Program in Health Sciences
Tuition: $800/credit
Student Services: $355/year (full-time), $66.25/term (part-time)
Laboratory: $90/term
Technology: $165/term

Graduate Programs in Biomedicine
Tuition: $1,133/credit
Student Services Fee: $265
Technology Fee: $165/term
Laboratory Fee: Charged on a case-by-case basis 
International Student Fee: $3,000/year (only for students requiring J-1 visas)