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Tuition and Fees

Our staff will work with you every step of the way from initial inquiry through the final paperwork.

Our knowledgeable staff can guide you through available financial assistance options. If you are eligible, Nashville School of Massage Therapy can help you secure scholarship opportunities and/or flexible payment plans.

We help with the application process and help you understand what you need to know to fund your holistic career education!

Tuition:  $7,700.00

The tuition includes the cost of attendance and clinic supplies.

Additional Fees: $780.00

  • $100- Registration Fee (non-refundable)
  • $280- Tennessee State Licensing
  • $65- Exam Coach
  • $70- Uniform Fee
  • $265- MBLEX Fee


Tuition + Fees  = $8,480.00


Book Fees (not included in tuition paid by student): $347.79 

*Book fees are calculated at new prices 

  • Trail Guide to the Body 6th edition                                            ISBN # 9780998785066         $72.95
  • Trail Guide to the Body Workbook 6th edition                          ISBN # 9780991466672         $29.95
  • A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology 7th edition            ISBN #9780998266343         $79.95
  • Applied Anatomy & Physiology for Manual Therapist              ISBN #9781605476551           $77.95
  • Introduction to Massage Therapy 3rd edition                           ISBN #9781451173192            $86.99


Tuition + Fees + Books = $8,827.79



We accept GI Bill® – NSMT is approved by the Tennessee State Approving Agency to provide training to veterans and other eligible persons.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

We accept Vocational Rehab – Nashville School of Massage Therapy is authorized by the Tennessee Department of Vocational Rehabilitation to provide vocational rehabilitation training. 

Nashville School of Massage Therapy is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC).  This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation by minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.

Disclaimer: Although we do work with students through flexible 0% interest payment plans, we are a private school so we can not and do not accept Federal Pell Grants or Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®).

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We will help you every step of the way! Call today and schedule a personal tour of the school. We would love to help you get started on a rewarding career path as a Massage Therapist.


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