Fees and Costs2020-07-09T11:03:56-04:00

At its June 2020 meeting, the Commission developed a fee schedule in support of the work and resources required for Clinical Postgraduate accreditation.

ARCPA Post Graduate Fee Structure

Annual Accreditation Maintenance Fee

Billing/Invoice Date Fee1 Period Covered by
May 1, 2020 $2,500             07.01.20 – 06.30.21
May 1, 2021 $2,500 07.01.21 – 06.30.22

An additional $500 annual accreditation maintenance fee will be assessed per year for each accredited program within the same sponsoring institution. 1

A 10% late fee will be charged to programs that are 45 days delinquent in paying their annual accreditation fees.

Provisional Application Eligibility Fee (non-refundable) $2,000

Determines eligibility to enter into the accreditation process.

Provisional Application Fee (non-refundable) $10,000

An additional $2,500 provisional application fee is due for each program from the same sponsoring institution2.

This fee includes the cost of the Provisional site visit.

Agenda placement will occur once the provisional letter of intent and application fee have been received.

Agenda Change Fee (non-refundable) $2,000

An agenda change fee will be assessed each time a request is made to be moved to a different agenda.

This agenda change must be a request to be placed on a future agenda within 2 years from the originally scheduled agenda (as availability allows).

In-person Site Visit Fee (non-refundable) $5,000

A flat fee is assessed for each monitoring site visit to assist in covering the team travel, lodging, and other expenses.

An additional $1,000 will be assessed for each additional program reviewed during the same site visit at the same sponsoring institution.

Virtual Site Visit Fee (non-refundable) $2,500

At the Commissions discretion, virtual site visits are a possibility for monitoring accredited programs.

An additional $1,000 will be assessed for each additional program reviewed during the same site visit at the same sponsoring institution.

Reconsideration/Appeals Fee (non-refundable) $5,000

Programs have the right to appeal an accreditation decision. Please refer to the Appeals Policy.

Once awarded Accreditation – Provisional, the program will be billed a prorated Annual Accreditation Maintenance Fee for the current year. All Accreditation fees are non-refundable.

2 The ARC-PA will only accept applications from THREE (3) clinical postgraduate programs from the same sponsoring institution per Commission agenda.

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