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Tuition and fees

Tuition for the Orthoptic Program at Mayo Clinic is $234 per credit. There are 50 billable credits in the program.

Cost of attendance

Tuition — 50 credits ($234 per credit) $11,700
Total estimated cost of attendance* $11,700

*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

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.

Financial aid

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences offers financial incentives for students to participate in some of its health sciences education 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 DNAP Postgraduate Degree Program.


Students are eligible for partial scholarships based on need and merit is available for orthoptic training from two sources:

The Foundation for Orthoptic Research and Education in the Americas (FOREA)

For more information, contact:

Jorie Jackson, C.O.
Houston Eye Associates
1699 Research Forest Drive, Suite 150
The Woodlands, TX 77380

The Joint Commission on Allied Health in Ophthalmology Education and Research Foundation

For more information on scholarships, contact:

JCAHPO Education and Research Foundation
2025 Woodlane Drive
St. Paul, MN 55125-2995

Withdrawal and tuition refund

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