Tuition & fees 

Earning your graduate degree is more than a time investment. We strive to offer quality programs with affordable tuition. We also believe in being as transparent as possible with all costs associated with the program, so you can feel confident you have chosen not only the best program but the most valuable program. 

Athletic Training program costs
For cohort beginning summer 2021

Term 1

Terms 2, 3 & 4

Terms 5 & 6


Tuition ($525/credit)* $4,725 (9 cr) $17,850 (34 cr) $7,350 (14 cr)   $29,925
Fees paid to NWC       $1,630 
Lab Supplies and Fees  $150 $400    
eValue ($50/Semester) $50 $150 $100  
BOC Practice Exam     $30  
Technology Fee ($100/semester) $100 $330 $220  
Graduation Fee     100  
Total tuition & fees       $31,555 
Student Responsibilities
(not paid to NWC)
Books and Supplies (includes a computer) $1,000  $1,000  $250   
NATA Student Membership $80 $80 $80   
Document Review, Background Checks, Onboarding $200 $50    
Immunizations Varies by student      
Personal expense estimate
(allotted for financial aid)
Room and Board Varies by student      
(students are responsible for their own transportation to and from all clinical sites)
Varies by student      
Professional Meetings and Travel Expenses Varies by student      
Miscellaneous Varies by student      

*This estimate does not include loan fees which will vary depending on the type of loan. 

This page is intended to provide estimates for prospective students. Exact costs may change, and the costs of tuition and fees are subject to change for future cohorts. 

Financial aid & resources

Continuing your education is more than a time investment.
Below are a few resources that may help you finance your master's degree with Northwestern College.
Contact an  enrollment counselor for more information on specific financial aid available. 
Policies and Procedures for refunding tuition and fees can also be found in the   Northwestern Graduate Catalog (page 16).


Students may be eligible for federal and/or state financial aid. 
To determine your eligibility, you must: 

  1. Complete the  FAFSA. with Northwestern's institutional code:  001883.
  2. After acceptance into your program, Northwestern's financial aid office will put together a financial aid package for you.

Military benefits

If you're a veteran or active in the military, you're welcome at Northwestern and we're grateful for your service. Northwestern College participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program. Contact the registrar's office to learn more about your GI Bill benefits.


CAATE Accreditation

Northwestern College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education ( CAATE) for the Master of Science in Athletic Training program.