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Financial Aid

Tuition Deposit

(one time, non-refundable, applied to tuition)

Doctor of Chiropractic

$150

Master’s Programs

$100

Undergraduate Programs

$50

Certificate Programs

No Charge

Application Fee

(one time, non-refundable)

Doctor of Chiropractic

$75

Master’s and Undergraduate Programs

$50

Certificate Programs

$25

General Policies

Textbooks and Equipment Fees

Students should expect to spend an average of $1,250 per trimester for required textbooks and equipment fees.

Cost of Living Expenses

Cost of living expenses for Parker University students in the Doctor of Chiropractic and Undergraduate programs per trimester is $11,479.
“Cost of living” refers to books and supplies, room and board, transportation and personal expenses.

Policy on Tuition Increase

The Board of Trustees at Parker University reserves the right to increase tuition and fees whenever deemed necessary without prior notice.

Financial Policy
All charges including tuition and fees are due and payable on or before the first day of class.

Active Military Tuition Rates

Parker University participates in the Department of Defense (DoD) Tuition Assistance (TA) Program providing postsecondary programs available to the military community.

TA eligible programs at Parker University are as follows:

Active Military Tuition Rate:
$250 per credit hour in undergraduate programs and masters programs are in accordance with DoD Instruction 1322.25. Rates do not include costs associated with room, board, distance learning, equipment, supplies, books/materials, exams, insurance, parking, transportation, admissions, registration, or fines.

Military Education Benefits

Parker University honors its Veterans by providing the following discounts:

  • The Tuition Deposit and Application Fees are waived for all Veterans
  • Active Military receive a $250 per credit hour tuition discount for undergraduate online and master’s programs
  • Parker Grant and Merit Scholarships are also available to qualified Veterans pursuing undergraduate degrees
  • Presidential and Merit Scholarships are available to DC seeking Veterans

For more information on grants and scholarships for Veterans, email the Office of Financial Aid at: askfinancialaid@parker.edu

Yellow Ribbon Program – A provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill that allows Veterans to attend a private school for little or no out-of-pocket money. Contact askregistrar@parker.edu for more information.

Tuition Assistance

NEW! – Effective for periods of enrollment on or after January 1, 2021, Parker University will provide a 10% Tuition Discount to All Veterans and approved dependents of Veterans that receive(d) benefits. NOTE: This benefit does not apply to active military using the tuition assistance benefits and receiving the discount of $250 per credit hour.

Veterans requesting tuition assistance may contact the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Ms. Ginger Bonton, at
214-902-3494 or via email at gbonton@parker.edu.

Please refer to the below links and Military Education portals for other military benefits and resources:

Applying for GI Bill and Veteran Benefits:

Parker University is approved by the Texas Veteran’s commission to certify eligible students for VA Benefits enrolled in approved academic programs. Veterans that wish to utilize their benefits must submit the following documents to the VA Certifying Official in the Registrar’s Office:

  • VA Enrollment Certification Form – must be submitted each term
  • VA Certificate of Eligibility Form
  • Copy of DD-214 (Veteran only)
  • Copy of VA 1905 (Vocational Rehabilitation only)
  • All official military transcripts and academic transcripts from other schools attended

Contact askregistrar@parker.edu for more information.

CONSUMER INFORMATION GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURES

The US Department of Education requires colleges and universities to report and disclose certain information about their programs in a clear, prominent, user-friendly, and easily understood manner. The intent is to enable students to make an informed choice about their future program of study. Parker University supports this initiative and willingly provides information on our certificate programs, as required by federal regulations.

College of Business and Technology – Certificate Programs
Information Technology
Cybersecurity
Healthcare Cybersecurity

College of Health Sciences
Computed Tomography
Massage Therapy

Tuition By Program

Doctor of Chiropractic

Tuition and fees per Trimester, Academic Year 2019-20

Trimester: I II III IV V
Tuition$11,560$11,560$11,560$11,560$11,560
Fees$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000
Total $12,560 $12,560 $12,560 $12,560 $12,560

 

Trimester: VI* VII** VIII*** IX X
Tuition$11,560$11,560$11,560$11,560$11,560
Fees$1000$1000$1000$1000$1000
Total $12,560 $12,560 $12,560* $12,560 $12,560

Elective and Non-Elective Courses
(course times other than normal class hours, created exclusively for the students taking the course)

  • All charges associated with these courses must be paid when the class size becomes large enough to establish the course.
  • All charges associated with these courses must be paid at registration. No student tuition loans will be offered for them.
  • The number of students used to determine class size does not include persons who do not pay tuition.

Graduate Programs

MBA
Tuition (per credit hour)

$715

Student Health Fee (per month)

$16

Special Fees
Audit Fee (per credit hour)

$50


Masters of Science in Clinical Neuroscience and Neuroscience
Tuition (per credit hour)

$715

Student Health Fee (per month)

$16

Special Fees
Audit Fee (per credit hour)

$50


Masters of Science in Functional Nutrition
Tuition (per credit hour)

$715

Student Health Fee (per month)

$16

Special Fees
Audit Fee (per credit hour)

$50

Undergraduate Programs

BBA – Health Care Management Online
Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

One Time Fees (Orientation – $45, Graduation – $45)

$90

Online Technology Fee – (per semester)

$75

 

BS – Health Information ManagementOnline
Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

Online Technology Fee – (per semester)

$75

One Time Fees (Orientation – $45, Graduation – $45, Exam Fee – $229, Materials Fee – $180)

$499

BS – Computer Information SystemsOnline
Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

Online Technology Fee – (per semester)

$75

One Time Fees (Orientation – $45, Graduation – $45)

$90

AAS – Health Information TechnologyOnline
Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

Online Technology Fee – (per semester)

$75

One Time Fees (Orientation – $45, Graduation – $45, Materials Fee – $180)

$270

AAS – General StudiesOnline
Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

Online Technology Fee – (per semester)

$75

One Time Fees (Orientation – $45, Graduation – $45)

$90

AAS – Massage Therapy

Online

Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

Online Technology Fee – (per semester)

$75

One Time Fees (Orientation – $45, Graduation – $45)

$90

AAS – Radiologic Technology
(Fees include Orientation, Graduation, Background and Drug Test and Mal- Practice Ins Fees)

Campus

Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

One Time Fees – (Includes Orientation – $45, Graduation Fee – $45, Exam Fee – $200, Materials Fee – $228 and Mal-Practice Ins- $60)

$578

Additional Fees: (Parking-$10, Activity-$25, Technology-$75 – each term)

$110

AAS – Diagnostic Sonography

Campus

Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

One Time Fees – (Includes – Orientation – $45, Graduation Fee – $45, Exam Fee – $650, Materials Fee – $110 and Mal-Practice Ins – $60)

$910

Additional Fees: (Parking-$10, Activity-$25, Technology-$75 – each term)

$110

AAS – Occupational Therapy Assistant

Campus

Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

One Time Fees – (Includes Orientation – $45, Graduation Fee – $45, Exam Fee – $655, Materials Fee – $110 and Mal-Practice Ins – $70)

$925

Additional Fees: (Parking-$10, Activity-$25, Technology-$75 – each term)

$110

Special Fees
Audit Fee (per credit hour)

$50

I. D. Replacement

$10

Certificate Programs

Massage Therapy Certificate
(Program length Two Trimesters)Trimester 1Trimester II
Tuition

$4,091

$4,091

One Time Fees – (Includes Orientation – $45, Graduation Fee – $45, Licensing Fees – $320 )

$45

$365

Additional Fees: (Parking-$25, Activity-$65, Technology-$50, Materials Fee – $25 each term)

$165

$165

Total Trimester Cost

$4,301

$4,621

Extended Internship (only allowed once and can be up to 4 mths to complete # of massages required)
Tuition (per extension)

$200

$200

Fees: (Activity – $65, Parking – $25)

$90

$90

Part Time (PT=< 8 credit hours)
Tuition (per credit hour)

$242

$242

Fees: (Materials – $25, Parking – $25)

$50

$50

Special Fees That May Apply
AUDIT Fee (per credit hour)

$50

I.D. Replacement

$10

Books (approximate)

$510

$510

Lotion Holster

$15

$15

Scrubs (mandatory during internship only)

$25

$25

Massage Table Package (optional)

$200-$700

$200-$700

Computer Tomography Certificate (Program length One Semester)Campus
Tuition

$6,300

One Time Fees – (Includes Orientation – $15, Exam Fee – $200, Materials Fee – $60 and Mal-Practice Ins – $60)

$335

IT Healthcare Cybersecruity – Certificate (18 credit hours)Online or Campus 
Tuition ( per credit )

$440

One Time Fees – (Includes Orientation – $15, Graduation – $45)

$60

  • Tuition By Program

Tuition By Program

Tuition and fees per Trimester, Academic Year 2019-20

Trimester: I II III IV V
Tuition$11,560$11,560$11,560$11,560$11,560
Fees$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000
Total $12,560 $12,560 $12,560 $12,560 $12,560

 

Trimester: VI* VII** VIII*** IX X
Tuition$11,560$11,560$11,560$11,560$11,560
Fees$1000$1000$1000$1000$1000
Total $12,560 $12,560 $12,560* $12,560 $12,560

Elective and Non-Elective Courses
(course times other than normal class hours, created exclusively for the students taking the course)

  • All charges associated with these courses must be paid when the class size becomes large enough to establish the course.
  • All charges associated with these courses must be paid at registration. No student tuition loans will be offered for them.
  • The number of students used to determine class size does not include persons who do not pay tuition.
MBA – Health Care Management
Tuition (per credit hour)

$715

One Time Fees

$60

Special Fees
Audit Fee (per credit hour)

$50

I. D. Replacement

$10

Transcripts

$10

MS-CNEURO AND MS-NEUR
Masters of Science in Clinical Neuroscience and Neuroscience
Tuition (per credit hour)

$715

One Time Fees

$60

Special Fees
Audit Fee (per credit hour)

$50

I. D. Replacement

$10

Transcripts

$10

BBA – Health Care Management Online
Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

One Time Fees (Orientation – $45, Graduation – $45)

Online Technology Fee – ($75 one-time per semester)

$90

BS – Health Information ManagementOnline
Tuition (per credit hour)

Online Technology Fee – ($75 one-time per semester)

$636

One Time Fees (Orientation – $45, Graduation – $45, Exam Fee – $229, Materials Fee – $180)

$499

BS – Computer Information ServicesOnline
Tuition (per credit hour)

Online Technology Fee – ($75 one-time per semester)

$636

One Time Fees (Orientation – $45, Graduation – $45)

$90

AAS – Health Information TechnologyOnline
Tuition (per credit hour)

Online Technology Fee – ($75 one-time per semester)

$636

One Time Fees (Orientation – $45, Graduation – $45, Materials Fee – $180)

$270

AAS – General StudiesOnline
Tuition (per credit hour)

Online Technology Fee – ($75 one-time per semester)

$636

One Time Fees (Orientation – $45, Graduation – $45)

$90

AAS – Massage Therapy

Online

Tuition (per credit hour)

Online Technology Fee – ($75 one-time per semester)

$636

One Time Fees (Orientation – $45, Graduation – $45)

$90

AAS – Radiologic Technology
(Fees include Orientation, Graduation, Background and Drug Test and Mal- Practice Ins Fees)

Campus

Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

One Time Fees – (Includes Orientation – $45, Graduation Fee – $45, Exam Fee – $200, Materials Fee – $228 and Mal-Practice Ins- $60)

$578

Additional Fees: (Parking-$10, Activity-$25, Technology-$75 – each term)

$110

AAS – Diagnostic Sonography

Campus

Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

One Time Fees – (Includes – Orientation – $45, Graduation Fee – $45, Exam Fee – $650, Materials Fee – $110 and Mal-Practice Ins – $60)

$910

Additional Fees: (Parking-$10, Activity-$25, Technology-$75 – each term)

$110

AAS – Occupational Therapy Assistant

Campus

Tuition (per credit hour)

$636

One Time Fees – (Includes Orientation – $45, Graduation Fee – $45, Exam Fee – $655, Materials Fee – $110 and Mal-Practice Ins – $70)

$925

Additional Fees: (Parking-$10, Activity-$25, Technology-$75 – each term)

$110

Special Fees
Audit Fee (per credit hour)

$50

I. D. Replacement

$10

Transcripts

$10

Massage Therapy Certificate
(Program length Two Trimesters)Trimester 1Trimester II
Tuition

$4,091

$4,091

One Time Fees – (Includes Orientation – $45, Graduation Fee – $45, Licensing Fees – $320 )

$45

$365

Additional Fees: (Parking-$25, Activity-$65, Technology-$50, Materials Fee – $25 each term)

$165

$165

Total Trimester Cost

$4,301

$4,621

Extended Internship (only allowed once and can be up to 4 mths to complete # of massages required)
Tuition (per extension)

$200

$200

Fees: (Activity – $65, Parking – $25)

$90

$90

Part Time (PT=< 8 credit hours)
Tuition (per credit hour)

$242

$242

Fees: (Materials – $25, Parking – $25)

$50

$50

Special Fees That May Apply
AUDIT Fee (per credit hour)

$50

I.D. Replacement

$10

Transcripts

$10

Books (approximate)

$510

$510

Lotion Holster

$15

$15

Scrubs (mandatory during internship only)

$25

$25

Massage Table Package (optional)

$200-$700

$200-$700

Computer Tomography Certificate (Program length One Semester)Campus
Tuition

$6,300

One Time Fees – (Includes Orientation – $15, Exam Fee – $200, Materials Fee – $60 and Mal-Practice Ins – $60)

$335

Total program costs:

$46,428 tuition

OTA Program Fees:
Malpractice Insurance:

Level 1$10 each
Level 2$20 each (per clinical course)
Level 3Criminal background check
$75.00
Drug Test $35

 

Additional Expenses
(while in the OTA program)
In addition to tuition and textbooks, school supplies and fees,OTA students should expect to have the following expenses:

The following items will be available for purchase in the Parker University bookstore. (Prices subject to change.)

Royal blue polo shirt with the Parker University logo
$49.95
Name tags
$8.95
Goniometers
$25.00
OT clip board
$20.00
OTA Books- entire program
$800.00

Professional Association student membership
(required for OTHA 1305)

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) $75.00

Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA) $30.00

Certification and Licensure (fees attached to OTHA 2561)

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) $555.00

Occupational Therapy Assistant (Regular Texas License) $100.00

 

Please note: Additional costs for Texas state licensure,$38.25- background check fee. There is a $55 cost for an optional temporary license. These costs are NOT included in the Certification and Licensure fees. The above listed cost for licensure is for the state of Texas only. Costs may vary from state to state, any additional costs for licensure outside of the state of Texas is not included in the above listed cost.

Clinical Fieldwork
The below items are required for the completion of Clinical Fieldwork experiences and are not included in tuition and fees. Students must provide proof of the below prior to attending clinical fieldwork experiences:

  • * Mandatory Health Insurance
  • * Physical examination by a physician including immunizations and laboratory tests ensuring that the student is in good physical/mental health to participate Clinical Fieldwork experiences.
  • * CPR/BLS certification (class offered at Parker University or show proof of completion)

Please note: Costs to attend clinical experiences including: meals, travel, parking, lab coats, scrubs, closed toe rubber sole
shoes or tennis shoes, room and board (if necessary), and any other costs incurred with clinical education courses are not included in tuition and fees.