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Tuition and Financial Aid

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Tuition and fees

Tuition is not required for students in the Histology Technician Program. All admitted students will automatically receive the Mayo Clinic Workforce Development Scholarship, which covers the full cost of tuition. As long as students remain in good standing, they will receive this scholarship for the full duration of the program.

About the Mayo Clinic Workforce Development Scholarship

All programs within Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences are offered to help support and develop the staffing needs at Mayo Clinic. The Mayo Clinic Workforce Development Scholarship provides students tuition-free access to specific educational programs that lead to health care careers where qualified candidates are needed, and current job openings are in high demand.

Item Cost
Tuition — 24 credits at $289/credit (2023-24) $0
Books (estimated) $450
Technology fee ($225 per term for two terms) $0
Total estimated cost of attendance* $450

*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

Students are responsible for providing their own 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.

Withdrawal and tuition refund

See the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science withdrawal and tuition refund policy.

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.