Tuition - California Institute of Medical Science

Tuition

At this time, CIMS does not participate in federal or state financial aid

Please refer to Course Catalog for fees and tuition breakdown

Include the Application ($65.00) and Registration ($250.00) non-refundable fee to all down payments

Note: Priority is given to full payments over payment plans

Payment Plans Option 1 – With Downpayment:

Lab Assistant /Phlebotomy Technician 
$5,250.00
Months Down Payment Monthly Payment Payment Schedule
17 $750.00 $301.86 Monthly
12 $2,500.00 $252.12 Monthly
3 $1,802.76 $1,802.76 Monthly
2 $3,000.00 $2,250.00 Second Payment 12 weeks after the First. Interest Free.
 Phlebotomy Technician 
$3,250.00
Months Down Payment Monthly Payment Payment Schedule
9 $750.00 $299.02 Monthly
6 $2,000.00 $219.41 Monthly
3 $1,115.99 $1,115.99 Monthly
Certified Nurse Assistant
$350.00
Months Down Payment Monthly Payment Payment Schedule
1 $350.00 $0.00
Home Health Aide
$100.00
Months Down Payment Monthly Payment Payment Schedule
1 $100.00 $0.00
 Certified Nurse Assistance and Home Health Aide (CNA, then  immediately HHA)
$500.00
Months Down Payment Monthly Payment Payment Schedule
1 $500.00 $0.000
Medical Assistant 
$8,250.00
Months Down Payment Monthly Payment Payment Schedule
31 $750.00 $304.31 Monthly
36 $2,500.00 $219.26 Monthly
7 $1,298.08 $1,298.08 Monthly
2 $4,282.50 $4,282.50 Second Payment 20 weeks after the First. Interest Free.

Payment Plans Option 1- Four month or more payment plans requires the following:

In partnership with TFC, CIMS offers downpayment payment plans. Interest applies to payment plans, except where noted.

Items Needed:
-Application for Credit (If you can not provide proof of sustainable income, a cosigner will be necessary)
-Application for Credit (cosigner, if applicable)
-Two most recent pay-stubs (For payee or cosigner)
-Notice to cosigner, if applicable
-Automatic or Credit Card payment form

Download Application For Credit
Download Authorization for Automatic Payments form
Download Credit Card Authorization form
Download Notice to Cosigner form

Payment Plan Option 2 – Without Downpayment:

In partnership with HelpCard, CIMS offers no downpayment payment plans for those with a credit score of 600 or higher. Please click on the link below to apply.

Items Needed:
Once the applicant qualifies, they will need to contact CIMS and turn in the required documentation (application, immunizations, etc.).

If the applicant does not qualify after applying online, you may schedule an appointment to reapply in person with a cosigner with sufficient income and a credit score of 600 or higher.

If the applicant does not qualify for the full amount of tuition, they will need to either pay the difference at the time of application submission or arrange an additional payment plan to pay the difference of the qualified amount.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Additional Resources

Full Payment Option

For students who pay in full at the time of enrollment, the following discount in program fees is offered:

Lab Assistant / Phlebotomy Technician Program
$100 reduction for check/money order
$50 reduction for credit card payments

Phlebotomy Technician Program
$50 reduction for check/money order
$25 reduction for credit card payments

Medical Assistant Program
$300 reduction for check/money order
$150 reduction for credit card payments

Items Covered Within Tuition

Lab Assistant /Phlebotomy Technician Program
Classroom and Clinical Training
CPR

Phlebotomy Technician Program
Classroom and Clinical Training

Medical Assistant Program –
Classroom and Clinical Training
Medical Assistant National Exam (First attempt)
TB Injection
CPR

Certified Nurse Assistant Program –
Classroom and Clinical Training

Home Health Aide Program –
Classroom and Clinical Training

Certified Nurse Assistant Program and Home Health Aide Program (CNA, then immediately HHA) –
Classroom and Clinical Training

Items Not Covered Within Tuition (Depending on the program)

Textbooks
CPR
Uniform
White Leather Tennis Shoes
Immunizations
Background Check
Drug Screening, if necessary
Physical Exam, if necessary
Flu Shot, if necessary
TB skin test or Chest X-ray
Hepatitis B Injection, if necessary
State Application Fee
State Exams
National Exam
Any other item(s) not mentioned in the Tuition Covers section

The refund policy for this program is as follows:

  1. 100% before the first class day.
  2. 100% if class is canceled by CIMS.
  3. If 60% or less of the program is complete. Prorated Refund.
  4. Nonrefundable if 60% or more of the program is complete.