Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and fees

For 2017-2018, program tuition is $385 per credit. There are 45.5 credits in the program. The estimated tuition for the full program is $17,517.50. Tuition is billed on a semester basis and paid to Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences.

Other expenses

  • $750 (estimated) — textbooks
  • $250 (estimated) — uniforms
  • $100 — evaluation system fee
  • $70 (approximately) — background check
  • $74 (suggested; optional) — professional society dues
  • $600-800 (estimated; optional) — registration, lodging and transportation for Chicago Area Radiation Therapists (CART) conference

It is suggested that students have laptop computers for doing homework while assigned to Mayo Clinic Health System sites.

Students are also responsible for their health insurance and the national certification examination fee of $200, which will be incurred during the last semester of the program.

You are required to purchase navy blue scrub uniform attire prior to the start of the program.

Total estimated cost of attendance

  • $17,517.50 — tuition
  • $2,044.00 — other expenses
  • $19,561.50 — 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.

Living expenses

Living expenses such as transportation, housing and meals are not paid to the school. However, these expenses are considered for purposes of processing financial aid, where applicable.

Outside work

You may hold outside employment during the program if it does not conflict with your program responsibilities.

Financial aid

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences offers financial incentives for students to participate in many of its health sciences training 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 Radiation Therapy Program.

Withdrawal and tuition refund

See the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science withdrawal and tuition refund policy.

Student services

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science provides support to its learners through a variety of academic resources offered through success coaching and peer tutoring. Learners receive individual or group support for time management, learning and reading strategies, study skills and test preparation, writing and proofreading, job search assistance, and stress management, among other topics as needed. Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences is dedicated to providing the best learning environment possible so that all learners are successful in meeting their educational goals.

The Office of Student Services coordinates with several Mayo Clinic employee- and patient-service providers to cover a full spectrum of personal services for students, including academic advising, crisis intervention, health and wellness education and services, ombudsperson, personal counseling, and disability services.

Dec. 15, 2017