Tuition & Billing

Tuition and Fee Rates

Tuition, general fees, and technology fees for the Master of Health Care Innovation are based upon credit units (CUs). Courses are typically worth 1.0 CU, however courses with a lab component are 1.5 CUs, and elective courses are 0.5 CU.

Room, board, and conference activities for the Health Care Innovation Seminar will be covered by the program. Transportation to and from Philadelphia for the Seminar, as well as incidental expenses, are the responsibility of each student. Details will be provided to the cohort during the summer.

Current rates for Fall 2018, per course unit (CU).
Tuition and Fees per 1 CU Amount
Tuition $5,193
General fee $125
Technology fee $181
TOTAL $5,499

Students will complete 12 CU total throughout the program. The total cost for the full 18-month degree program based on current estimates for Academic Year 2017–18 rates is $70,575. Please keep in mind that rates are subject to change.

Billing Procedures

Students register for courses online through Penn InTouch (PennKey login required). The Office of Student Registration & Financial Services sends electronic bursar bills to students within 4–6 weeks after course registration has been processed. Bills are delivered electronically on a monthly schedule, and you will be notified about them via email. You can pay your bill electronically, by mail, in person, or via wire transfer. Billing questions can be addressed to Student Financial Services at 215-898-1988.

Email is the primary mechanism for sending official communications, including billing notifications, to Penn students. Please be sure that your email address is up-to-date in the Penn Directory (see Update Directory Listings).

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Financial Aid

Students may consider seeking funding support from their employers, through professional development benefits.

Various types of loans, both federal and private, may be available to Master of Health Care Innovation students who are U.S. citizens. MHCI students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled at least half-time may be eligible for the Federal Direct Loan program during most semesters:

Term # CUs ENrollment Status Financial Aid Eligibility
Fall 2017 3.5 Full-time Eligible for federal student loan
Spring 2018 3.0 Full-time Eligible for federal student loan
Summer 2018 1.5 Half-time Eligible for federal student loan
Fall 2018 3.0 Full-time Eligible for federal student loan
Spring 2019 1.0 Less than half-time Ineligible for federal student loan

International students may apply for various private loans, but will usually need a U.S. co-signer to do so.

Veterans may be eligible for financial support through the Yellow Ribbon Program.

For more information about financial aid, please contact Penn's Student Financial Services office at 215-898-1988.

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