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Cost & Aid for the MS in Maharishi AyurVeda & Integrative Medicine

This low-residency online program is generally three years in length and features two five-day residencies each year at our Fairfield, Iowa, campus. The cost of housing and meals for the residency is included within the tuition. The tuition listed here is for one year (two semesters).

Annual Cost of Attendance and Typical Financial Aid
Low interest federal loans-$9,000
Your payment$0
Optional: additional low-interest federal loans for personal & travel expenses-$10,000

  • Personal Expenses: $10,000 per year in optional federal student loans are available toward living expenses and travel to the residencies.
  • Required Residencies: two five-day residencies each year will be held at out our Fairfield, Iowa campus. The cost of housing and meals for the residency is included in the tuition. Students are responsible for travel costs.
  • Education Tax Incentives: There are a variety of money-saving tax benefits available to taxpayers that may help reduce the overall cost of a college education. More about education tax incentives
  • Veterans should contact the VA for information on Veterans Education Benefits. MIU is a Yellow Ribbon school. Our Veterans Certifying Official is our Director of Financial Aid.
  • Repayment of federal student loans Repayment begins after your enrollment ends.

Loan Repayment Options

Payments are a fixed amount that ensures your loans are paid off within 10 years (within 10 to 30 years for Consolidation Loans).
Payments may be fixed or graduated and will ensure that your loans are paid off within 25 years.
Payments are lower at first and then increase, usually every two years, and are for an amount that will ensure your loans are paid off within 10 years (within 10 to 30 years for Consolidation Loans).
Your monthly payments will be either 10 or 15 percent of discretionary income (depending on when you received your first loans), but never more than you would have paid under the 10-year Standard Repayment Plan.
Payments are recalculated each year and are based on your updated income, family size, and the total amount of your Direct Loans. Any outstanding balance will be forgiven if you haven’t repaid your loan in full after 25 years.
Your monthly payment is based on annual income, but your loan will be paid in full within 15 years.

Tuition, other fees, scholarships, and financial policies are subject to change prior to the entry date. For more information, contact us at finaid@miu.edu for a quick reply — normally one business day — or see more about financial aid.

The program duration is three years. There are two semesters per year. The tuition listed here is for one semester.

Semester Cost of Attendance
Tuition per semester$4,500
Your payment$4,000

  • The scholarship for this program is automatically provided to all students participating in this program from outside the USA.
  • This tuition rate is for 6-11 credits per semester for two semesters. Stand-alone individual courses are $500 per credit.

For more information, please email intadmis@mum.edu or call Admissions at (641) 472 1110.