Tuition and Scholarships

Tuition and Expenses

Tuition for Fall, Spring and Summer (2017/18) for 1st year students is $29,700 ($9,900 per semester).  

Tuition and fees for each year are announced in the Spring. 

2017-2018 Financial Aid Cost of Attendance – Estimated Student Budget (12 months) 

Tuition $29,700
Fees $  1,500
Living Expenses* $24,000
Books & Supplies $  2,800
Health Insurance** $  2,900
Loan Fees $  1,000
Transportation $  1,000


**This amount is variable depending on specific type of housing. **Health insurance is required and can be obtained through the University.  

Scholarships and Awards

Focus Awards: Each student receives a minimum of $4000 per-year associated with their Focus Internship.

Scholarships available for incoming students:

  • $5000 Paul M. Fernhoff Genetic Counseling Training Program Scholarship - one-time, merit based, application required
  • $5000 Emory Department of Human Genetics Needs-based Scholarship - one-time, application required
  • $2000 one-time merit based scholarship
  • $2000 one-time under-represented student scholarship

Various other scholarships and loans awarded through the Office of Financial Aid for graduate students in allied health. Please refer to:

The Emory Genetic Counseling Program also provides funding for all 2nd-year students to attend the National Society of Genetic Counselors Annual Education Conference.