Tuition for each participant in the 2020 Leadership Essentials programs is $3,650. Tuition is all inclusive covering the opening retreat, all class sessions, assessment instruments and course materials, and program completion activities. For the participants selected, payment is due by December 2, 2019.

Tuition Assistance/Installment Plan 

A limited amount of partial tuition assistance is available to participants of the Leadership Essentials program who are self-employed, employed by a non-profit organization, or facing financial challenges. Qualified Leadership Essentials applicants who wish to apply should complete the Financial Aid application. The final tuition assistance amount will be based on the particular circumstances of the participant as well as the number of requests received. Financial Aid applications are due by October 25, 2019

Leadership Essentials may approve installment payments of the tuition fees, on the request of the Leadership Essentials applicant.
Tuition assistance and installment payment plan requests are considered separately and have no impact on the application to participate in Leadership Essentials.

Financial Aid Applications

Financial Aid Application for Leadership Essentials Baltimore Cohort

Application Fee and Tuition Payment Links

Leadership Essentials Howard County

LEHC Application Fee

LEHC Tuition

Leadership Essentials Baltimore Cohort

LEBC Application Fee

LEBC Tuition


To pay via check, please send a check made out to Loyola University Maryland to the the following address:

Attn. Peggy Craft
Leadership Essentials
Loyola University Maryland
2034 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD 21093


If you have questions or concerns regarding Leadership Essentials Howard County, please contact Lori Fuchs at

If you have questions or concerns regarding Leadership Essentials Baltimore Cohort, please contact Lori Raggio at