Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

Tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year is $2,182.00 per semester hour. The genetic counseling training program is a 40-credit program. Currently, other fees include student health insurance ($1,596 per semester, which is able to waived with proof of insurance coverage from another source) and a student activity fee. For more, information regarding tuition and fees visit the website for the School of Graduate Studies.

The Department of Genetics is unable to provide financial aid or research/teaching assistantships to students. However, it does award a monthly stipend to all of the CWRU genetic counseling students. The amount of the stipend is determined yearly (currently $12,000.00 distributed over a 21-month period).

In addition, the costs of the online embryology course and the CWRU Technology fee of $426.00 per year are covered by the department. Moreover, students receive funds to cover the costs associated with their research projects and second-year students receive funds to travel to the National Society of Genetic Counselors' annual education conference held in the fall.

Other forms of financial aid are available to graduate students. The university has extensive information regarding financial aid and scholarship opportunities to assist students in funding their education. For additional information or assistance, please contact the Office of University Financial Aid at or 216.368.4530.