Tuition costs for full-time students


Campus Option Community Option
Year 1 $16,300 $14,000
Year 2 $14,000 $14,000
Year 3 $11,700 $14,000
Total $42,000 $42,000

  • A “full-time” student is registered for 12 or more credit hours per semester.
  • Tuition is due one week before the start of each semester.
  • Tuition pricing is subject to change.


Tuition costs for other students


Part-time students $475 per credit hour
Non-students $500 per credit hour
Audit $250 per credit hour

  • A “part-time” student is registered for less than 12 credit hours per semester.
  • Tuition is due one week before the start of each semester.
  • Tuition pricing is subject to change.


Student fees


Materials Fee Some courses require a fee ranging from $12 to $35
Course Challenge Application* $50
Clinical Advanced Status Application* $50
Clinical Advanced Status Credit* $30 per credit hour

*For those wishing to receive credits toward graduation for previous experience


Other estimated costs


Textbooks $2,200 for all courses, all years; most books will be purchased prior to the first semester
Physical Assessment Equipment $165
TB Test, required for some clinicals $50
Travel, housing, and other living expenses Varies


Financial aid is available

Most students at Birthwise receive one or more types of financial aid. We want to help you find the financial resources to realize your dream of becoming a midwife. See our Financial Aid Guide for information or contact the Financial Aid Officer for more information.