Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition fees

Please go to the following link.

For Domestic students, click on Domestic Students Fees and see fees under the following heading: Doctoral and Doctoral Stream - St. George Campus

For International students, click on International Students Fees and see fees under the following heading: Doctoral Stream Masters Programs - St. George Campus

Financial Aid

We are pleased to offer a McLaughlin Scholarship in the amount of $10,000 (Cdn) to one incoming first year student. The criteria for award is highest cumulative GPA in undergraduate studies and response to a written prompt. In addition, one incoming second year student will be awarded The Cheryl Shuman McLaughlin Scholarship Award in the amount of $10,000 (Cdn). The criteria for the award is highest academic achievement in their first year of study in the U of T genetic counselling program and response to a written prompt.  The prompts are scored by alumni of our program.  Final decisions regarding the award winners are made by the leadership team.  Winners will be notified by Fall of every year.  Students can also apply for a Needs-Based bursary in October of every year.   

The Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (CAGC) announced its First Nations, Métis and Inuit Bursary for Canadian Genetic Counselling Applications. This bursary is intended to cover the fees associated with applying for Canadian graduate genetic counselling programs for Canadian citizens who self-identify as First Nations, Metis and Inuit. Please visit the CAGC website for more information and the application. 

For financial aid offered by the School of Graduate Studies, please see the following link.

The Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors has established a waiver for the $100 fee associated with the NMS Match. Prospective students who demonstrate financial need AND have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater can apply for a match fee waiver. Prospective students should apply for a fee waiver BEFORE registering for an NMS number.
Applications for the match fee waiver are due by October 5, 2022. Applicants will be notified on October 26, 2022 as to whether they have received a waiver. There are a limited number of waivers, so not all applicants will receive a waiver. Instructions for how to register for the NMS match will be provided to those who receive a waiver.
For the specific requirements and application, please go to