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Tuition and Financial Aid

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Full program costs

The full, multi-year program costs for the 20-month Emergency Medicine Paramedic Program is $12,290. This total includes tuition and program fees. It does not include scholarships or personal costs, such as housing, food, and transportation.

First-year cost of attendance

Estimated first-year student expenses (12 months) for the 2024-2025 academic year of the Emergency Medicine Paramedic Program:

Direct expenses (paid to Mayo Clinic)
Items Cost
Tuition* (25 credits, $301/credit) $7,525
Lab fee* $150
Estimated Mayo Clinic Scholarship -$7,675
Total estimated cost for direct expenses $0
Indirect expenses (not paid to Mayo Clinic)
Items Cost
Books, course materials, supplies, and equipment $500
Uniforms $475
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
Federal student loan fee (average) $62
Software fee $325
Total estimated cost for indirect expenses $37,292
Total net cost of attendance
Total estimated single student budget (direct + indirect expenses) $37,292

*Note: Tuition is the only budget item directly billed to you and 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.

Outside work

You may hold outside employment during the training program 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 Emergency Medicine Paramedic Program.