Program Cost

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The cost for the one-week session is $900, which includes course tuition, an air conditioned room and meals, all activities, an academy t-shirt, and other materials.

One half of the tuition costs, documentation, and medical forms are due by April 13, 2022.

Students accepted into the Academy must pay fees in full on or before June 3, 2022.

Students should also bring spending money. While spending varies from student to student in such programs, most students would be unlikely to spend more than $75 on memorabilia, snacks, or program activities.

Students are encouraged to discuss budgeting of money with their parents before coming to the Academy.  The Academy is not responsible for students’ spending choices.

ATSU-Truman Healthcare Academy also provides a “Hall Store” in conjunction with the Joseph Baldwin Academy, which is located near the dining hall.  There they can purchase drinks, snacks, and other academy-related items.

A $40.00 room key deposit and processing fee will be required upon check-in to cover lost keys. When you return your key at the conclusion of the Academy, you will receive a refund of this deposit.

Student Services

Student Shuttle service (Kansas City airport)
One way:    $35.00
Round trip:  $75.00

Students who live near the Kansas City Airport are also welcome to use the shuttle service at the same cost listed above.  Someone from ATSU-Truman Healthcare Academy will notify you of a time to meet us at the airport to get on the shuttle the week prior to your arrival.  Just indicate “shuttle only” on your travel information.

Scholarship Assistance

Some students selected for the ATSU-Truman Healthcare Academy will be awarded partial or full scholarships.  The number of scholarships is limited and will be awarded on the basis of financial need.

Only students requesting financial aid should complete the request for financial aid section in on the application. Students needing financial assistance are also encouraged to seek aid from service and business organizations in their local community.

Payment Methods

Paying by Mail with a Check or Money Order

  1. Make checks payable to Truman-ATSU-Truman Healthcare Academy
  2. Write the student’s name on your check
  3. Mail to:
    Truman State University
    ATSU-Truman Healthcare Academy
    McClain Hall 303
    100 E Normal
    McClain Hall 303
    Kirksville MO 63501
  4. Must be postmarked by the payment deadlines.


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Refund Policies 

To request a tuition refund you must email the Academy at

Up to and including June 2, 2022 at midnight: 100% tuition refund for any reason

June 3, 2022 – June 11, 2022 at midnight: 100% tuition refund for medical or family emergency*

Beginning day one of the Academy, tuition refunds will be on a pro-rated basis for medical or family emergencies only*.  The pro-rated tuition amount is: $150 per day.

Please note that tuition refunds take approximately 10 – 14 business days to process from the time of withdrawal and are issued via check.  Please also allow time for U.S. Postal Service delivery.  When taking into consideration U.S. Postal Service delivery, it may take up to three weeks to receive your refund.

To request a tuition refund you must email the Academy at

*Tuition refunds after the stated deadline are only for medical or family emergencies*

Please note that family activities, vacations, sports activities, events, homesickness, changes in schedule/plans, unexpected visitors, etc. are not deemed family emergencies and as such will not receive a tuition refund. All tuition refund requests must be emailed to:

Tuition refunds will not be given to any student who is dismissed from the Academy for disciplinary reasons.