Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and fees

Program tuition is $511 per credit. There are 34 credits in the program. With the technology fee and anatomy lab fee, the estimated cost for the full program is $18,684.

Other mandatory expenses

  • $250 (estimated) — books
  • $25 (student price) — National Surgical Assistant Association membership dues
  • $150 — National Commission for the Certification of Surgical Assistants exam
  • $260 — National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting exam

Total estimated cost of attendance

  • $17,999 — tuition and fees
  • $685 — other expenses
  • $18,684 — 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.

Contact your academic adviser or Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences if you need more information about program costs, which are subject to annual review and adjustment.

Living expenses

You are responsible for providing your living accommodations.

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 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 Surgical First Assistant Program.

Nov. 14, 2016