Costs & Financial Aid

The Master of Science in Biomedical Regulatory Affairs is a self-sustaining, fee-based program offered by the School of Pharmacy in partnership with UW Continuum College.


Course fees are charged on a per-credit basis and are the same for resident (Washington state) and nonresident students. In addition to course fees, students pay other required fees each quarter, including registration and technology fees. Payment is due by the third Friday of the quarter. Costs for textbooks and other course materials are extra.

The estimates below are based on 2018-2019 rates and are subject to change without notice. 

Part-Time Option

Cost per credit: $845
Total number of credits required: 45
Estimated total course fees: $38,025

Full-Time Option

Cost per credit: $845
Total number of credits required: 52 (min.)
Estimated total course fees: $43,940

Financial Aid and Other Funding

Students in fee-based programs can apply for various forms of financial aid to help cover their educational costs, including federal financial aid, scholarships and loans. For more information, visit the fee-based programs page of the Office of Student Financial Aid website. Fee-based students are not eligible for tuition exemptions or university grants.

Employer Assistance

Some employers will cover all or part of the cost of a professional education. Check with your employer to see if such a program is available.