Services and Fees

Services

The Student Health Center provides many services for a nominal fee to students of the APU community, including:

  • Biopsy or removal of certain skin abnormalities
  • Blood tests, titers, and cultures
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Counseling for those with eating disorders
  • Diagnosis and treatment for mental health issues
  • Immunizations for travel, admission, and illness
  • Medications: the SHC stocks more than 40 different medications for your convenience. Find out more about the Student Health Center Pharmacy (PDF).
  • Pap smears
  • Physical exams: General, Nursing, Athletic Training, Walkabout, and Study Abroad
  • Pre-marital consultation
  • Prescriptions
  • Selected referrals to specialists
  • Sexually transmitted disease screening and treatment
  • Sleep issues
  • Smoking cessation
  • Sports injuries
  • Stress support
  • Substance abuse testing and support
  • Treatment of minor illnesses
  • Treatment of minor injuries
  • Wart freezing with liquid nitrogen
  • Weight management
  • Women’s health

Fees

Fees are charged directly to students. They can be paid at the time of visit or placed on a student's account. Most costs are 100 percent reimbursable by insurance or HMO.

Cholesterol screening (find out in 5 minutes with only a finger prick) for those with risk factors for heart disease (listed below) or if you are a male 35+ years of age or a female 55+ years of age: $40

Risk factors: Those with a relative with heart disease prior to age 55; those who have high blood pressure, diabetes, or who smoke; those with HDL cholesterol under 40 or triglycerides over 200; those who have hyperglycemia, chronic kidney disease, obesity (BMI > 30), nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, or a sedentary lifestyle

Office Visits: No charge

Physical Exams:
Group physicals on preselected days for athletes, nursing students, study abroad students, etc.: No charge
(Physicals for these groups not scheduled on preselected days are $10 per person.)

Casting: $30–$50 (depending on supplies used)

Indirect Laryngoscopy (looking at the vocal cords): $20

Wart freezing: $20/visit
[For treatment options other than freezing, please review the Treating Warts (PDF) document.]

Biopsy and suturing: $50 for supplies utilized plus pathology cost

Lab tests: minimal charge; varies by specific tests

No-shows and late cancellations (less than one hour before the scheduled appointment time) will be assessed a $10 fee.

Immunizations:

  • Hepatitis A: $60 each (series of two shots)
  • Hepatitis B: $60 each (series of three shots)
  • Hepatitis A and B (Twinrix): $90 each (series of three shots)
  • HPV: $150 (series of 3 shots; covered for women only)
  • Influenza (flu vaccine): $25
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella): $75 each (two lifetime)
  • Meningitis: $115
  • Polio: $40
  • Td (tetanus and diphtheria): $35
  • Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis): $55
  • TST (TB skin test): $10
  • Oral typhoid pills: $60
  • Yellow fever: $115

Please note: Fees are subject to change. Please contact the center for the most recent pricing.

Payment Policy

Fees for any services may be paid by either placing them on the student’s account, or paying by cash, check (payable to APU), credit or debt. If payment has not been received after one week, the fee will automatically be placed on the student’s account.