Financial aid, scholarships & Tuition

Understanding, applying for, and securing financing for your professional education in the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) program.


The Office of Financial Aid at CHSU is committed to ensuring that students make informed financial choices. We assist our students in understanding, applying for, and securing financing for a professional education, from the beginning of their academic career at CHSU to their post-graduate entry into the workplace and beyond. Information on this page pertains to the students enrolled in the 1-year, non-thesis Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) program in the College of Biosciences and Health Professions.

TUITION AND Cost of Attendance (Estimated)

1-Year, Non-Thesis
MSBS Program

Technology Fee$500
Other Miscellaneous / MCAT$1,750
STRF Fee (Paid to CHSU)$80
Health Insurance (est)$3,485
Books and Supplies (est)$1,125
Room and Board (est)$17,253
Transportation (est)$919
Personal Expenses (est)$3,843

Free scholarship search databases

Students are encouraged to investigate sources of financial assistance beyond what is offered by CHSU. Many foundations, professional associations, religious and ethnic organizations, and corporations offer grants and scholarships. Below are some free resources that could be utilized:

Mapping Your Future


Student loan options are being determined and will be finalized upon program approval from WSCUC and BPPE.

Prospective students are encouraged to take proactive steps to reduce their reliance on borrowing such as applying for outside scholarships, creating a budget to more accurately determine borrowing needs and reviewing their credit history ( for errors or opportunities to improve their credit score.

Meet the Financial Aid Team

Sandra Acuna, MBA, FAAC

Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Office of Financial Aid
120 N. Clovis Avenue
Clovis, CA 93612
(559) 472-7874