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Tuition and Financial Aid

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Cost of attendance

Estimated first-year student expenses (11.5 months) for the 2023-2024 academic year of the MRI Program:

Direct expenses (paid to Mayo Clinic)
Items Cost
Tuition* (35 credits, $422/credit) $14,770
Program fee* $350
Estimated Mayo Clinic Scholarship -$8,790
Total estimated cost for direct expenses $6,330
Indirect expenses (not paid to Mayo Clinic)
Items Cost
Books, course materials, supplies, and equipment $275
Housing and food ($2,020/month) $23,230 
Home internet ($55/month, plus $50 one-time install fee) $682
Personal and miscellaneous ($565/month) $6,498
Transportation ($350/month) $4,025
MRI certification exam fee $225
Total estimated cost for indirect expenses $34,935
Total net cost of attendance
Total estimated single student budget (direct + indirect expenses) $41,265

*Note: Tuition and fees are the only budget items directly billed to you and your first two semesters are 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.

Withdrawal and tuition refund

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

Financial aid

Students at Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) or Winona State University will process financial aid through their degree-granting academic institution.

Students who completed a degree prior to starting the MRI Program can inquire with the Office of Student Financial Aid and Registrar for more details about financial aid offered through the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences.