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Surgical First Assistant Program (Minnesota)

Tuition and Financial Aid

A Mayo Clinic surgical first assistant in the OR

Tuition and fees

Tuition is billed on a semester basis and paid to Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences.

Tuition — 34 credits at $530/credit (2020-21) $18,020
Books (estimated) $250
National Surgical Assistant Association membership dues $25
National Commission for the Certification of Surgical Assistants exam $150
National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting exam $290
Technology fee and anatomy lab fees $625
Total estimated cost of attendance* $19,360

*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

Students who find it necessary to withdraw from the program may be eligible to receive a refund of tuition depending upon the date of withdrawal. 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.