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Costs and Financial Aid

The MHCID graduate program is a self-sustaining, fee-based program. Instructional fees are charged on a per-credit basis, and they are the same for resident (state of Washington) and non-resident students. In addition to instructional fees, students pay other required fees each quarter, including registration and technology fees. Fees are payable at the beginning of each quarter.

Cost per credit: $1,015 (approved for 2017-18 as of 4-26-17)
Minimum number of credits required: 46 credits (historically, the average number of credits taken is 48)
Estimated average cost of degree in 2017-18*: $48,720
*This estimate is based on 48 credits. It does not factor in additional credits beyond the average taken, other required fees, textbooks or any additional annual fee increases. More information about costs and UW fees can be found here. Fees are subject to change.

A portion of the course fees will be used to defray the cost of receptions, food and non-alcoholic beverages served at program events and activities, and graduation mementoes.

Some textbooks and discounted software are provided, including a license for Lynda.com

Program Laptop Policy

All students enrolled in MHCID courses are required to have a laptop they can use in classes and for their studies. For more information and requirements, visit our Laptop Policy page.

Financial Aid

Students in fee-based programs can apply for various forms of financial aid to help cover their educational costs, including federal and state grants, loans and work study. For information on federal or state aid, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Students in fee-based programs are not eligible for tuition exemptions or university grants, including the Husky Promise program.

Some employers will cover all or part of the cost of a professional education. Check with your employer to see if such a program is available.

Tuition exemption for state employees is not available.