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

We are now accepting applications for the fall 2019 campus and community cohorts. Learn more about the midwifery program or contact admissions


February 15, 2019 Early Admissions Deadline
Rolling Admissions Now Open Limited Space Available

Tuition & Fees

A full Birthwise tuition for the 2019/20 year will be $13,600 per year, plus applicable 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).

Birthwise Financial Aid Guide


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

2019 Application Form

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1. Download the short answer questions and the essay prompts. Prepare answers to the short-answer questions and write your essay before beginning the application.

2. Download the reference form and email it to three non-familial references. Choose references who, preferably, know you in a professional or midwifery-related capacity.

3. Scan or take a photo of your doula training certificate or proof of registration and your CPR card or proof of registration. Convert to .pdf.

4. Prepare or request your high school transcripts and, if applicable, your college transcripts,

5. Complete the application, following the instructionsThe application must be completed in one sitting, so allow yourself enough time to finish (approx. 30 min).

Online Application

6. Pay the $50.00 application fee by check, credit card (call 207-647-5968), or PayPal below.

For Accepted Students

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