Tuition and Financial Aid
Costs for the program are similar for students enrolled in the certificate option and the Bachelor of Science in Health Professions (BSHP) option through University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR).
Students enrolled in the certificate option pay tuition and apply for financial aid through Mayo School of Health Sciences, while students enrolled in the BSHP option pay tuition and apply for financial aid through UMR.
For 2013-2014, program tuition is $389 per credit. There are 66 credits in the program. Additionally, $335 in course fees are charged throughout the length of the program — $135 for lab supplies and $200 for registration for Minnesota Society of Diagnostic Ultrasound Annual Spring Seminar. The estimated tuition and fees for the full program is $26,009.
Other mandatory expenses
- $600 — books
- $120 — uniforms
- $400 — dues for a Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center membership
Total estimated cost of attendance
- $26,009 — tuition and fees
- $1,120 — other program expenses
- $27,129 — 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 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.
The Office of Student Financial Aid can provide more details about financial aid or incentives offered for the Echocardiography Program.
For students interested in the BSHP option, information about tuition, fees and financial aid is available on the UMR website. Students enrolled in the program may find it difficult to hold outside employment and are therefore encouraged to avoid it if possible.