Tuition and Aid

Becoming a Montessori teacher is an investment in yourself and our future generations. Learn more about our tuition and fees for our courses tuition and fees below.

tuition and fees for 2019–2021 Primary Teacher Training Course

Tuition $11,975
Application Fee $150
Exam Fee $500
AMI 3-Year Membership $225
Total* $12,850

*Tuition and fees do not include housing, books, or materials.


For your convenience, we offer two different payment plans:


Option Plan 1

Upon acceptance $500 (enrollment deposit)
July 1, 2019 $12,200 (program remainder)
Total $12,850

Option Plan 2

Upon acceptance $500 (enrollment deposit)
July 1, 2019 $6,100
June 10, 2020 $6,100
Total $12,850


AMI/USA Scholarships

While HMI does not offer a scholarship fund, AMI/USA offers financial aid opportunities for AMI teacher trainees through the MES Fund, Inc. The MES Fund was endowed through memorial gifts in honor of Margaret E. Stephenson, who devoted her life to Montessori teacher training in the United States. Applications to the MES Fund are due May 1, 2019.

Loyola University Maryland Financial Aid

Candidates for our concurrent M.Ed. program with Loyola University may be eligible for financial aid. Learn more about the program here.

Employer Sponsorship

Many prospective trainees obtain sponsorship by a Montessori school with which they have an affiliation, frequently working out a loan arrangement by which the cost of training is repaid through a number of years of service to the school.