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Brewing Science Certificate - Costs & Financial Aid

In the fall of 2022, the tuition and fees based on your program of study will be frozen and remain through graduation.

Costs for Students Entering Fall 2022
Tuition †

$1,000/credit, billed each semester

University-sponsored Student Health Insurance – Plan Premium ^ $2,232
Room and Board * $14,556 (estimated based on Osol Hall single room occupancy for fall and spring and the 11 Meal Plan)

† Tuition for these students are frozen at this level for duration of their program

* Room and board costs are subject to change annually. Amounts shown are 2021-22 costs. Costs may vary depending upon meal-plan option selected and residence hall assignment. 

^ Health insurance costs are subject to change annually. Amount shown is 2021-22 cost. Enrollment required of all full-time students without equivalent health insurance coverage.

The University Administration reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and room and board charges.


Eligible students in the graduate Brewing Science Certificate, enrolled at least half-time, are eligible to apply for federal student loans. Brewing Science Certificate students may also apply for Private (Alternative) Loans. Click here for information about loans that may be available.


BSG Scholarship for Women in Brewing

This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to one deserving female enrolled in USciences Brewing Science Certificate Program. The recipient will be chosen based upon her drive to brew with the same standards as BSG follows to support the brewing community. Applicants must complete a personal statement describing what the three BSG key points mean to her, and how they would pertain to her future role in the industry. There is no limit to the number of words. Applicants must also provide two letters of recommendation, which supports her interest, passion, and drive for advancement in the brewing industry.

The Pink Boots Philly Scholarship

This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to one deserving female fitting the following criteria:

  • She must be accepted to or already enrolled in the USciences Brewing Science Certificate Program.
  • She must be a member of Pink Boots Society

Applying for Scholarships

Current scholarships and application instructions will be provided by the program director at the start of the first Fall or Spring semester, with awards announced at the Annual Pink Boots Symposium at USciences.  Scholarships are typically awarded for the Spring or Summer semesters but are subject to change based on availability and amount of award.

More Information

If you would like further information on how to finance your degree, staff within the Financial Aid Office are available to discuss the options available to graduate students.  Information specific to graduate students is also available here.

Assistance to Veterans

This program is fully eligible for VA benefits. Refer to our Military and Veterans Financial Aid Benefits page for more information. Please contact the program director for further discussion of scheduling options as you may be able to complete the program at an accelerated pace.


Matthew J. Farber, PhD

Office Location:

McNeil Science and Technology Center, Room 371


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