Apply your experience, apply your calling, apply your passion for midwifery care. Need more information before you fill out the application? Learn more about the midwifery program or contact admissions. When you’re ready, see the instructions for this year’s application.

Birthwise does not discriminate based on sex, color, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, parenting status, ethnic origin, age, or physical ability.

Campus Option

Classes begin March 24, 2021
Priority Application Deadline: November 15, 2020

Community Option

Classes begin August 9, 2021
Priority Application Deadline: February 15, 2021

Tuition & Fees

Birthwise tuition costs are $42,000 for the three year program, plus applicable fees, if completed within three years. Tuition prices are subject to change. Learn more about tuition fees.

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).

2020 Financial Aid Guide


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

Scholarship Application - coming soon

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Before starting the online application form please have the following information available:

• Documentation of registration for or completion of a doula training workshop in .pdf format. Doula workshops can be taken through Birthwise prior to start of each program.

• Documentation of registration or completion of CPR training in .pdf format.

• Answers to the short essay questions. Please answer each question in 250 words or less.

 • A formal essay in PDF format that highlights your strengths as a prospective midwifery student (1500 words or less).

Application Instructions

2021 Online Application

Reference Form

Pay Your Application Fee

Applicants, please pay your $50 application fee by credit card. Your application won’t be processed until we receive your application fee.

For Accepted Students

Here are all the resources you need to prepare yourself for your exciting journey as a Birthwise student.