Tuition and Financial Aid

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Tuition and fees

For 2019-2020, program tuition is $710 per credit. There are 133 credits in the program. The estimated tuition for the full program, including estimated tuition increases in the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 academic years, is $97,367.

Other mandatory expenses

  • $2,600 (estimated) — textbooks

Total estimated cost of attendance

  • $97,367 — tuition and fees
  • $2,600 — other expenses
  • $99,967 — total estimated direct educational costs*

*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 included in the overall cost of attendance for purposes of processing financial aid.

Financial aid

Scholarships may be available for those who demonstrate financial need. The Mayo Clinic Office of Student Financial Aid and Registrar can provide more details about financial aid for the Physical Therapy Doctoral Program.

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences awards need-based grants to students on an annual basis. Selection criteria for these awards are based on a formula that evaluates student-documented financial need and are determined by the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences scholarship committee. The awards are made possible by generous benefactor contributions, and therefore the award amounts vary annually.

In the 2018-2019 academic year, enrolled physical therapy students were awarded need-based grants exceeding $637,000. The average award was $9,600. Additional grants are awarded on a competitive basis to students enrolled in the third year of the program by the Mayo Clinic Physical Therapy Alumni Association.

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