Tuition and Financial Aid

There are many different ways that students can fund their studies. From scholarships to work-study, CWRU’s Office of Financial Aid has experts that can help students better understand the options available. Consider checking out other financial aid opportunities.


Fall 2024/Spring 2025- Tuition $2,248 per credit hour capped at $26,965/semester.

Graduate/Professional Tuition & Fees (see drop down- Programs Not Listed Separately)

Financial Aid

Our University Financial Aid Office administers all financial aid and has comprehensive information for graduate students on their main website

Once students are accepted into the program, they should complete the FAFSA application. The application is used to help determine your financial aid eligibility.

Our School Code: 003137

To receive federal financial aid, students must: 

Types of Aid

Student Loan Options 

For graduate students, there are three types of low-interest loans available. They include: 

International Student Loan Options

Private loans from lenders such as Sallie Mae may be available.

In addition, Canadian students may also be eligible for loans through their province: 
Alberta Student Assistance Program: 403/427-2301
British Columbia Student Assistance Program: 604/387-6100
Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP): 807/343-7260

Student Assistantships

Students who apply for MA program Admissions before May 15th may be eligible to apply for a student assistantship awarded by the Department of Bioethics. Student Assistantship deadline is June 1.

Employer Tuition Programs

Students who work at CWRU, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, Metro Health, or the VA Hospitals may be eligible for additional support. 

Graduate North Star Award

We invite scholars from our partnering Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to join our community. 

Additional Resources

CWRU has a plethora of resources for its students to help them navigate the process.