Tuition and Financial Aid
Tuition and fees
Students at University of Minnesota Rochester
Students enrolled in the University of Minnesota Rochester (UMR) Bachelor of Science in Health Professions degree option pay tuition and apply for financial aid through UMR. The UMR website has tuition and fee and financial aid information.
Certificate students and students at all other affiliated institutions
Certificate-option students and students enrolled in the St. Cloud State University (SCSU), St. Mary's University (SMU), University of Mary (U of Mary) and University of Sioux Falls (USF) bachelor's degree option pay tuition and apply for financial aid through Mayo School of Health Sciences.
The Mayo School of Health Sciences tuition rate for the 2014-2015 academic year is $460 a credit, with an expected increase for the second year of the program. Total tuition for the 21-month program is estimated at $30,496. Additionally, a total of $485 in course fees and dues are charged throughout the program. Students are assessed a $200-a-semester technology fee; this fee is not assessed for the summer semester. Students are supplied a Mayo-issued and supported laptop computer for their studies.
Students pay the standard Mayo School of Health Sciences tuition rate directly to Mayo School of Health Sciences in five installments, one a semester. Tuition rates are subject to change on an annual basis for the Radiography Program at the discretion of program and Mayo School of Health Sciences leadership. The Mayo School of Health Sciences website has financial aid information.
Other mandatory expenses
These expenses shall be incurred by all students enrolled in the Radiography Program with the amounts representing the total cost for the duration of the program:
- $1,600 — books
- $200 — uniforms
- $800 — technology fee
Students are also responsible for the national certification examination fee of $200, which is incurred during the last semester of the program.
Once a year, students are required to travel at their own expense to an educational campus in Minnesota to participate in the Minnesota Society of Radiologic Technologists' Student Knowledge Bowl. Carpooling is encouraged.
Total estimated cost of attendance
For certificate-option students and students enrolled in the SCSU, SMU, U of Mary or USF bachelor's degree option, the total estimated cost of attendance is below. UMR students must contact UMR for their total estimated cost of attendance.
- $30,981 — tuition and fees
- $2,600 — other expenses
- $33,581 — 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 offered for the Radiography Program.
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.
SCSU, SMU, U of Mary and USF 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 withdrawal and tuition refund policy.