Tuition & Financial Aid | Healthcare Compliance

Tuition Costs

The Healthcare Compliance Certificate program is offered at $764 per credit hour.

Over 18 credit hours, total tuition does not exceed $13,752 for the 2016-2017 Academic Year.

Additional costs:

Total estimated cost for laptop computer, microphone/headset: $650 to $2,000

Costs do not include travel expenses incurred for on-site course meetings. Students are required to meet on site twice during the program, for one weekend each time. Please contact us for assistance or questions.


Two $1,200 academic scholarships are available for two admitted program students for Fall. More information will be available upon acceptance into the program.

Financial Aid

This program has been approved by the U.S. Department of Education for Federal Student Aid eligibility for 18 semester hours. You may qualify for federal financial aid if you apply through the FAFSA.

FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Filling out the FAFSA online allows you to get your Student Aid Report (SAR) sooner than with the paper application and your FAFSA will be more accurate, since the online form has built-in edit checks to catch simple errors.

It is very important that you submit this form to the federal government as soon as possible after Oct. 1. Be sure to have a copy sent to Pacific University (Federal School Code 003212).

Do not wait to be accepted into the program to apply for financial aid and do not wait until you have filed your income tax returns with the IRS. You should either estimate your income — you will have a chance to correct errors later — or complete your tax return early. If you wait, it will delay processing.

The following sources of financial aid are available to graduate students, though not all students will be eligible to receive all types of aid.

Other Loan Resources

Alternative Loans

These are loans offered by lenders and institutions for educational expenses. These loans are not guaranteed student loans. Lenders and institutions have varying credit approval criteria that must be met by loan applicants. These loans have a variable interest rate.

Federal Graduate Plus Loans

The maximum yearly amount of Direct Unsubsidized loan for an HCC student is $20,500 a year. For the 2016-2017 Academic Year, the HCC total tuition is $13,752.


If you have any questions about financial aid, budgeting, repayment or other education-related financial concerns, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 503-352-2222 or 877-722-8648, ext. 2222, or email