Tuition and Cost of Attendance Details – Clinical Mental Health Counseling

This page provides details on what you may expect to pay for each academic period of your student career while you’re in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) program at UWS. This includes UWS direct costs of attendance for tuition and fees, as well as estimated indirect costs of attendance for living expenses.

Admission to the university includes a $50 application fee and a $300 tuition deposit to secure a seat in the desired entering class. Both fees are one-time and non-refundable. The tuition deposit is applied to the first term of tuition.

View additional costs below or download a detailed tuition and fee schedule here.

Academic Period July 2020 – June 2021

Direct Costs of Attendance

Tuition and fees are direct costs charged by the university and due on or before the first day of the term. The board of trustees of the University of Western States reserves the right to modify the tuition and fees at any time. For additional information regarding due dates and financial obligations, please reference the Student Financial Responsibility policy.

Tuition

Master of Science
Cost per credit: $540; Number of credits: 90
Grand total: $48,600

Doctor of Education
Cost per credit: $669; Number of credits: 138
Grand total: $92,322

Required Fees

Master of Science

MSCMHC tuition and fees

Doctor of Education

EdD CMHC tuition and fees

Indirect Costs of Attendance

The standard budget established for financial aid purposes includes estimated living expenses for one person as a national average. Because student living arrangements and personal spending habits vary widely, there is no single figure that perfectly represents the cost of attendance for Online programs at UWS. Please contact the financial aid office with questions regarding any budget adjustments. With careful planning and budgeting, you can spend significantly less than the estimated expenses, thereby minimizing your student loan debt. View the cost estimator here.

For questions regarding costs of attendance or payment information please contact the business office at [email protected].