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Tuition and Financial Aid


Tuition for the 2015-2016 term is $33,095 for the 12-month program. Living costs (rent, food, transportation, clothing, supplies) are estimated at $15,000-18,000, bringing the cost of attendance to approximately $47,000. Fees (health, matriculation, application, etc.) are not included in this total. Partial scholarships are given to selected students based on a need basis.

Financial Aid

To apply for Federal financial aid, students must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by June 30 of the year in which they expect to begin study. For more information on private scholarships, grants and loans, please visit

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