Costs, Budgeting & Scholarships

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The estimated costs for the Paramedic Program are detailed below. At our free Paramedic Information Session, we review these costs, as well as scholarships, payment plan options, and more. Please consider attending one of these sessions prior to completing your application.

These are the typical program fees and materials costs. Tuition is due before or at the beginning of the program:

Entrance Exam Fee (includes $19.75 ProctorU fee)
Application Fee
Due on submission. No cost to begin an application.
Accelerated format:

A $950 non-refundable deposit is due within 2 weeks after acceptance, included in the above tuition. Balance of tuition due by the beginning of the program, unless a Payment Plan is established.
Course materials (approximate)
Uniform top & trousers
Optional fee for parking at the Paramedic school.


These are the typical certification costs, due near the end of the program that are not covered as part of the course fees:


National Registry Written Exam Application Fee
Los Angeles County Accreditation
State of California Paramedic Licensing Fee
Live Scan Fee
Estimated fee per Live Scan report.


Payment Plan

If you are accepted to the program, you have the option to pay your tuition in full or enroll in our payment plan. All tuition figures below include the non-refundable deposit of $950. The payment plan also bundles costs for textbooks, lab fees, ID badge, and graduation pin, and includes an administrative fee.

Accelerated Program Tuition

  • Pre-paid tuition: $10,500
  • Payment plan option: $10,680

To enroll in the payment plan you make a down payment to secure your seat in lieu of full tuition payment. The remaining balance may be paid in installments during the program. Paramedic students have the option of bundling required course fees and optional course fees into their payment plan.

Please contact us at 310-680-1100 or for more information and to schedule a payment plan appointment.

Federal Financial Aid

The Paramedic program does not participate in Title IV Federal Financial Aid Programs. Students are encouraged to contact their local credit union or bank and inquire about private loan services they may offer to members.

For Veterans (GI Bill®)

Our accelerated Paramedic course is approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs to allow eligible veterans to use the Post-9/11 GI Bill, the Montgomery GI Bill, and others.

You served our country, now let us help you!  Learn more about what we offer you by visiting our Veterans' section.


Through the generosity of program donors, scholarships have been established to support our students. Specific scholarship opportunities are communicated to those accepted into the program. To learn more about the scholarships, please visit our Finances & Scholarships section.

Other Funding Options

Additional funds may be available from private sources such as businesses, community groups, medical societies, churches, and hospitals. You may want to check with organizations where you live or where you grew up to find other potential funding for local residents.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at