Tuition costs for the School of Anesthesia are $1500 yearly and are subject to an annual increase. Tuition at the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse varies from semester to semester depending on the credit load. Total costs for the entire program are approximately $15,000 for students who are Wisconsin residents and $30,000 for non-residents. Tuition payments for the School of Anesthesia are due on a yearly basis in August. UW-La Crosse payments are due on a semester basis. View tuition, fee and refund information for UW-La Crosse.
Anticipated Costs (Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare only)
The costs of program are as follows:
Application Fee - $40
Acceptance Fee - $1500
The Application Fee must accompany the application. The Acceptance Fee is payable only after one is accepted into the School of Anesthesia and is applied to tuition. The acceptance fee is non-refundable.
The cost of required textbooks is approximately $600. The student will be mailed a list of the required textbooks with their orientation material after they are accepted into the program. The student will be responsible for purchasing the required textbooks. A fully equipped and modern classroom with an extensive library is maintained for exclusive use by our students.
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Membership
Upon entering the school, all students are jointly registered with the Council on Accreditation for Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs and the National Board for Certification and Re-certification of Nurse Anesthetists. The fee is $200 for the duration of the program and paid by the student.
Should any student withdraw for any reason or should any student be dismissed for any reason, the School of Anesthesia will have the following refund policy:
For students leaving before December 31 of the first year, $750 will be refunded
For students leaving before December 31 of the second year, $700 will be refunded
The School of Anesthesia has no control over fees paid to UW-La Crosse.
Loans and Grants
Applications for financial aid can be obtained from the University of Wisconsin Financial Aid Office. No stipend is paid for any part of the program.