Tuition and Financial Aid

Reduced Tuition

We understand that many applicants to our Genetic Counseling Program may have questions regarding financial aid. At this time, we are able to offer reduced tuition to each student during two semesters. This means that students are not paying the full time tuition rate for the duration of enrollment and results in a savings of over $25,000.  Provost scholarships are made available to all incoming students.   

After the reduced tuition, the current total tuition cost for the two-year BU Genetic Counseling Program is approximately $91,000. This is an approximation and reflects anticipated tuition rates taking into account the provost scholarships provided to all matriculated students.

We also assist to further offset expenses by providing:

  • A $1,000 travel stipend for attending professional conferences
  • Payment of NSGC membership fees 
  • Funding to support capstone related expenses
  • Financial support for non-local fieldwork related expenses
  • Access to all required course books via The Alumni Library and BUGCP Student Library

Fees at Boston University are approximately $370 per semester.  Health insurance is required. Additional details can be found here.

Students are able to maintain a part time job over the academic year should they chose either on or off campus.

Visit the BUMC Student Financial Services Website for direct costs (tuition & fees) and an estimate of indirect costs (room & board) using the Cost of Attendance Calculator.

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office at Boston University School of Medicine is available to assist students in identifying sources of financial support and tuition remission, including graduate and research assistantships, fellowships, and federal loans.  Additional details are located here.