High Altitude Exercise Physiology Tuition & Financial Aid

For full-time enrollment, the program extends over two academic semesters (fall-spring). 

The cost per credit hour for HAEP is $635.40 plus $40 per credit research fee. 

Program cost is as follows:

Fall 9 credits: $6,078.60

Spring 9 credits: $6,078.60

Cost per year: $12,157.20

Total Program Cost: $24,314.40

Financial Aid

If you need financial support, you may be eligible for financial aid. However, graduate students are NOT eligible for the Colorado Opportunity Fund (COF). For students in good standing, FAFSA loans are available for up to $20,500 for each full-time year of study. (Half-time study is also eligible for loan awards.)

For more information, visit Financial Aid Information.

Scholarship and Assistantship Opportunities

Research, Teaching Assistantship, City of Gunnison Silver Sneakers Research Assistantship, Gunnison Valley Hospital, Wellness Elevated (community based wellness), Senior Care Center Research Assistantships, Cardiac Rehab, Athletic Training and NCAA GAs available. Partial to full Assistantships are available for first and second year HAEP students. Please contact the Director of the HAEP program, Christina Buchanan (chbuchanan@western.edu) for more information.
Students admitted before February 15 are given priority