Costs for the Sonography Program are similar for students enrolled in the certificate option and the Bachelor of Science in Health Professions (BSHP) option at University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR).
Students enrolled in the certificate option pay tuition and apply for financial aid through Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences. Students enrolled in the BSHP option pay tuition and apply for financial aid through UMR.
Information about tuition, fees and financial aid for students interested in the BSHP option is available on the UMR website.
For 2017-2018, program tuition is $511 per credit. There are 65 credits in the program. Additionally, a total of $540 in course fees is charged throughout the program. The estimated tuition and fees for the full program is $33,755.
Other mandatory expenses
- $800 (estimated) — books
- $100 (estimated) — uniforms
- $200 — Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI) Examination (American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography)
Total estimated cost of attendance
- $33,755 — tuition and fees
- $1,100 — other expenses
- $34,855 — 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. BSHP students must contact UMR for their total estimated cost of attendance.
Students are responsible for their living accommodations and transportation. 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.
Students enrolled in the program may find it difficult to hold employment and are, therefore, encouraged to avoid it if possible.
The Office of Student Financial Aid and Registrar can provide more details about financial aid offered for the Sonography Program.
Students pursuing the BSHP degree can contact UMR directly regarding financial aid.
Withdrawal and tuition refund
UMR students who find it necessary to withdraw from the program may be eligible for a tuition refund. Contact UMR for information about its tuition refund policy.
Certificate students who find it necessary to withdraw from the program may be eligible to receive a refund of tuition depending upon the date of withdrawal. See the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science withdrawal and tuition refund policy.
Feb. 28, 2017