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PTA Tuition and Costs

Financial Aid

Should you have any questions regarding financial aid, you are encouraged to contact the Trine University Financial Aid office at (260)665-4158 or toll free at (800)347-4878. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. Financial Aid counselors can also be reached via email at finaid@trine.edu.

The Physical Therapist Assistant program consists of 5 consecutive semesters.

Entering Year of Class


Program Total

Class of 2020




Fees Assessed by Castlebranch

First Year

Second Year

Immunization and Health Document Tracker



Background Check




Students will be required to join the American Physical Therapy Association and Indiana State Chapter


First Year

Second Year

Student APTA dues: National



Student APTA dues: Chapter




Students will need to purchase a student kit which includes:

  • 6 inch goniometer
  • 12 inch goniometer
  • Gait belt
  • Measuring tape
  • Reflex Hammer
  • Stethoscope

A prepared student kit can be purchased from the program for $38.  Components of the student kit are required but students have the option of obtaining these on their own.