Our school offers a 600-hour course. Tuition for the 600-hour course is $10,000. This includes all required textbooks, CPR class, any field trips taken during class, and class insurance. Tuition does not include licensing application, MBLEX test cost, Arkansas State licensing fee, background check, or massage equipment (table, chair, sheets, lotion, etc.).

Payment Options

You have the right to decline, cancel, or reduce the amount of student loan(s). Awards will be applied to your tuition and fees for the payment periods in which you are enrolled. If your enrollment status changes due to withdrawal, dismissal, or graduation, your awards may be changed or cancelled.

Cost of Attendance

 Off CampusOff Campus With Family
Tuition and Books$10,000$10,000
Room and Board$3,500-
Other (Transportation, Personal Expenses)*$3,250$3,250
Total Cost of Attendance$16,750$13,250

*Based on your anticipated course load

**Cost of Attendance components are estimated and your actual costs may vary.

All costs above are based on full time students who are anticipated to complete the course within 6 months living within 30 minutes of the school without dependents.

Tuition may be paid in full or in three (3) monthly payments. An In-School financing plan is available with no interest. In-School financing requires a $1,000 down payment and then a $3,000 payment prior to the start of each month over the next three (3) months of enrollment for a total tuition of $10,000. River Valley School of Massage accepts all major credit cards. All students must have tuition paid in full by the completion of course in order to receive a certificate.

Financial Aid

Student financial aid is available for those who qualify. All financial aid applicants must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and submit all necessary supporting sources of financial assistance known and/or possibly available.

Financial Aid Director: [email protected]

For more information on student loans go to:

​​For more information on Student Loan Repayment Plans and Calculators go to:

FAFSA resources ,
Talk to the Financial Aid office at
479-890-7876 for more information.

Scholarship Information

Government Employment and Earning Outcomes for Massage Therapy