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CMHC Cost, Aid, Admissions

Graduate Program

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The first step of the admissions process for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is to begin an application.

Graduate Admissions Requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Essay
  • Resume
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Copy of State ID or Passport
  • Request Official Transcripts from all previous Institutions attended

Application Deadlines

February 28/29

  • Application Deadline for Priority Fall Cohort or Summer Jumpstart
  • Decision: March 31
  • Deposit Due: To reserve your spot, or 2 weeks before term starts.

May 15

  • Application Deadline for Standard Fall Cohort
  • Decision: May 31
  • Deposit Due: To reserve your spot, or 2 weeks before term starts.

June 30

  • Application Deadline for Rolling if Available
  • Decision: Rolling
  • Deposit Due: To reserve your spot, or 2 weeks before term starts.

Not ready to start an application? Complete the Request for Information Form and receive a series of emails about the program.

If you need assistance or have questions about the process, please call 507-344-7545 or contact us at GradSchool@blc.eduOur admissions team looks forward to connecting with you!

CMHC Cost and Financial Aid

Our graduate admissions team is working on tuition and financial aid information for the 2024-2025 school year. Information will be posted in February 2024. If you need assistance before this time, we are eager to answer your questions. Call 507-344-7545 or contact us at GradSchool@blc.edu.

Cost for 2024-2025
  • $575 per credit, program includes 60 credits
  • $300 deposit is applied to tuition
  • $40 application fee.

The two fall and one spring residential experiences of four days each include complimentary lunch and other on-campus experiences. Students cover hotel costs through preferred college partners as applicable. 

A full time student includes anyone taking 6 credits or more and the typical load for a full time student is 12 credits.   

A Department of Education Federal Loan is likely available to help ease the payment schedule. Graduate students may be eligible for this Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan, in an amount up to $20,500 per year.

Learn how to Apply for Financial Aid at Bethany.