Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and fees

Tuition for the Fellowship in Perioperative Nursing is $2,880. Mayo Clinic employees who have been employed for one year or more are eligible for tuition reimbursement upon successful completion of the program.

Other mandatory expenses

  • $145 (estimated) — textbooks

Students are required to purchase the latest editions of these textbooks:

  • "Alexander's Care of the Patient in Surgery" by Margaret H. Meeker and Jane C. Rothrock, published by Mosby
  • "Pocket Guide to the Operating Room" by Maxine A. Goldman, published by F.A. Davis Company

These books may be purchased through Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, and a 10 percent discount is available by calling 507-284-2279.

Total estimated cost of attendance

  • $2,880 — tuition
  • $145 — other expenses
  • $3,025 — total estimated cost of attendance*

*Program tuition rates, fees and related expenses are subject to change. These estimated expenses represent a good faith effort to disclose true costs of attendance.


Mayo Clinic employees who are enrolled in the fellowship receive a stipend. Please inquire about the current amount.

Living expenses

You are responsible for your living accommodations and transportation.

Financial aid

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences offers financial incentives for students to participate in many of its health sciences training programs. For example, tuition waivers or employment scholarships may be offered to students who commit to work for Mayo Clinic for a set time after graduation. For other programs, scholarships, grants and low-interest loans may be available for those who demonstrate financial need.

The Office of Student Financial Aid and Registrar can provide more details about financial aid or incentives offered for the Fellowship in Perioperative Nursing.

May 23, 2016