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Tuition and Financial Aid

Echocardiography student performing exam as part of their curriculum.

Tuition and fees: University of Minnesota (UMR) enrollment

Students enrolled in this program will pay tuition through UMR. Information about tuition, fees, and financial aid is available on the UMR website.

Students enrolled with UMR should submit their FAFSA form to UMR. See UMR’s Financial Aid site to learn more.

Tuition and fees: Arizona State University (ASU), St. Mary’s University of Minnesota (SMUMN), University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF), or in the certificate option

Students enrolled in Arizona State University (ASU), St. Mary’s University of Minnesota (SMUMN), University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF), or in the certificate option will pay tuition through Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences.


Students accepted into the Echocardiography Program and paying tuition at Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences will receive a Launch Scholarship. This scholarship covers tuition and fees charged at Mayo during the first term of the program. Mayo Clinic is offering this scholarship to students to assist with the financial requirements of starting a career in Echocardiography.

Full program costs

The full, multi-year program costs for the 21-month Echocardiography Program is $28,852. This total includes tuition, books, uniforms, and seminars. It does not include personal costs, such as housing, food, and transportation.

First-year cost of attendance

Estimated first-year student expenses (12 months) for the 2023-2024 academic year of the Echocardiography program:

Direct expenses (paid to Mayo Clinic)
Items Cost
Tuition* (40 credits, $422/credit) $16,880
Estimated Mayo Clinic Launch Scholarship -$5,908
Total estimated cost for direct expenses $10,972
Indirect expenses (not paid to Mayo Clinic)
Items Cost
Books, course materials, supplies, and equipment $500
Uniforms $200
Housing and food ($2,020/month) $24,240
Home internet ($55/month, plus $50 one-time install fee) $710
Personal and miscellaneous ($565/month) $6,780
Transportation ($350/month) $4,200
Seminar registration $150
Total estimated cost for indirect expenses $36,780
Total net cost of attendance
Total estimated single student budget (direct + indirect expenses) $47,752

*Note: Tuition is the only budget item directly billed to you and your first semester is paid automatically by Mayo Clinic Scholarship. Adjust remaining budget items accordingly to align with your individual household budget needs. Exact tuition bill amounts are subject to change and are dependent on program curriculum.

Budget information

Estimated budget information is provided to allow you to completely prepare for your education. The estimated budget is the estimated cost of education-related expenses.

  • Personal and miscellaneous expenses include clothing, laundry and cleaning, personal hygiene and grooming, recreation, renter's insurance, student health insurance, and disability insurance.
  • Transportation expenses include gas, oil, maintenance, and insurance. 
  • Federal student loan fee is the average amount based on prior year borrowers and are a percentage of the total loan amount.
  • Dependent care and other expenses may be added to the budget on a case-by-case basis with supporting documentation. Contact Mayo Clinic's Financial Aid Office for further information.

Financial aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid and Registrar can provide more details about financial aid or incentives offered for the Echocardiography Program, including bachelor's degrees offered through SMUMN, UWRF, and ASU.

All students are encouraged to apply for outside scholarships.