Tuition and Financial Aid
Tuition and fees
Tuition is not required for students in the Ophthalmic Assistant Training 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.
|Books, supplies, and uniforms (estimated)||$300|
|Certified ophthalmic assistant exam||$300|
|Total estimated program costs*||$600|
*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.
Students are responsible for their own living accommodations and transportation.
Living expenses such as transportation, housing, and meals are considered for purposes of processing financial aid, when applicable.
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 Ophthalmic Assistant Training Program.