Apply your experience, apply your calling, apply your passion for midwifery care.

Learn more about the Midwifery Program.

Financial Aid

Birthwise is committed to making its midwifery program affordable for everyone. Birthwise students can apply for federal student aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Birthwise Financial Aid Guide


Birthwise offers partial scholarships for students from underserved communities and for students of color. Birthwise awards multiple scholarships each year.

Midwives of Color Scholarship

Underserved Communities Scholarship

Tuition & Fees

A full Birthwise tuition is currently $13,400 per year.


Before applying, please download and read the instructions here and download the application checklist here.

The application must be completed in one sitting. Short answer questions and the essay prompt are here.

When you are ready to apply:

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Reference Form

If you have questions or technical difficulties, please contact the Birthwise main office via email at [email protected] or by phone at 207-647-5968 during normal business hours.

For Accepted Students

Once you’ve been admitted to Birthwise, here’s how to enroll, how to find housing, and how to purchase the books and medical equipment you need.