Tuition & Billing
Tuition and Fee Rates
Tuition and general fees for the Master of Health Care Innovation are based upon course units (CUs). Technology fees are charged per course. Courses are worth 1.0 CU (for core courses and elective pairs) or 0.5 CU (for labs). Students will complete 11 CU total throughout the program. The total cost for the full 20-month degree program based on current estimates for Academic Year 2019-20 rates is approximately $62,000. Please keep in mind that rates are subject to change.
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.
|Tuition and Fees per 1 CU||Amount|
|Technology fee (per course)||$150|
Each semester, students register for courses online through Penn InTouch (PennKey login required). The Office of Student Registration & Financial Services sends bursar bills to students after course registration has been processed. Bills are delivered via email on a monthly schedule. You can pay your bill online, 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).
Students may consider seeking funding support from their employers, through tuition 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 on the standard 20-month track. For most semesters of the 3-year extended track, you may not be eligible for Federal Financial Aid, which requires a minimum of 2.0CU per semester.
Aid eligibility for the standard 20-month track
|Term||# CUs||ENrollment Status||Eligible for Federal Loan?|
|Spring 2019||2.5 or 3.5||At least half-time||Yes|
|Summer 2019||1.0 or 2.0||Less than half-time if 1.0
Half-time if 2.0
No if 1.0 CU
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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