FY 2021 Fee Schedule Effective 07/01/2020
Annual Fees  §
Enrolled Students
1-75 $5,100
76-200 $5,400
201-350 $5,900
351-500 $6,500
>500 $6,500
+ $5/ Student (Over 500)
Multi-modality* $   750
Accreditation Appeal Fees
1st Level Appeal $9,500
2nd Level Appeal All direct & indirect costs
Other Fees
Initiation Fee

(paid upon notification of site visit date)**

Initiation Fee: Additional Modality
(payable when modality is approved)
Consultative Campus Visit (Per Day) +expenses incurred $2,250
Site Visit Delay Fee
+expenses incurred (if any)
Site visitor travel expenses Invoiced as expense
Core Learning Center Annual Subscription
Programs with application in process: $2,000
Programs in process of reaccreditation: $2,000
All other programs: $2,500
Late and Credit Card Fees
Annual Report
Self Study Report
Progress Report
$    750
Payment late fees
(per month for accounts more than 90 days)
$    250
Convenience fee for payment
by credit card
Candidate Programs
Candidacy Eligibility Fee $2,250
Candidacy Application Fee $4,750
Annual Fee $2,500
Annual Supplemental
Fee Per Modality
$   750
Initiation Per Modality
(If paid in Candidacy, the initiation fee for multi-modality
is not invoiced again in Accreditation)
$   1,250

§ Base Program Fee Based on Student Enrollment

* The Application process for Certification for Healthcare Quality and Safety sunsetted as of January 31, 2020 when Accreditation was activated. Only Founding Members are eligible for Certification. Ongoing CAHME Certification fees for Founding Members will be the HQS Founding member annual fee. Founders can maintain certification if meeting requirements until Accreditation is awarded and Founding Member status is active. HQS Accreditation fees are the same as in the Accreditation Fee Schedule.

* Multi-modality defined as: multi-campus program; multi-site (executive, online, residential); multiple tracks; multiple degrees under same administration. Fee is per modality, with each delivery modality starting at the second modality.