tuition and support

Training Tuition and Fees (US Only)

Tuition fees listed are for the US Somatic Experiencing® Professional Trainings and Advanced-level trainings in Canada produced by the SE™ Trauma Institute. International training fees vary by location and can be found by contacting each country’s training organizer. 

Explore the Training and Event Schedule and register for upcoming domestic and international trainings as well as online programs. 

The following tuition and fees are for the US Somatic Experiencing® Professional Trainings and Advanced-level trainings in Canada produced by SE™ International. International training fees vary by location and can be found by contacting each country’s training organizer. 

Beginning I, II, III — $940 per 4-day module 
Intermediate I, II, III — $940 per 4-day module 
Advanced I and II — $1345 per 6-day module 

Total Tuition: (8 modules over 3 years, 36 days of training): $8330

Early bird pricing of: $890 per Beginning and Intermediate modules and $1295 for Advanced modules ends 30 days prior to the start of the training.


*Advanced trainings often take place at residential retreat centers across the US. Travel may be necessary. Travel expenses, room and board, and any mandatory retreat commuter fees are not included in the tuition. Those who travel to the US to take classes are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel visas and documents. 


In addition to the training tuition, students wishing to receive the SE™ Practitioner (SEP) certificate must also receive 12 hours of personal SE™ sessions and 18 Credit Hours of case consultation with approved providers. See  Session Requirements on the Current Students page  for more information. Fees for these credited sessions are paid directly to the providers. Individual approved providers set their fees.* This policy allows the providers to determine their fees based on factors such as the cost of living and the standard cost for comparable services in their respective regions. This policy is effective May 1, 2015. Download and read the detailed policy.*For participants on scholarship, the previous policy will apply. Individual sessions and consults cost $100/hour with faculty or non-faculty providers. Group case consults cost $75/credit hour. These fees are effective as of November 1, 2013, and are subject to change without prior notice. As a matter of ethical standard providers may not refuse service to participants on scholarship. To receive the previous policy rate, or a more favorable new one set by approved providers, the participant will disclose their scholarship receipt. This information can be verified by SEI or regional organization or organizer. 


For pricing for International Classes, Master Classes, Group Case Consults, and other SE Workshops and Events, 
please see the Training & Events Schedule 


Payment Options: We offer three options for tuition payments. Participants need to receive an acceptance letter with the invitation to register before they submit any form of payment. If an applicant does submit payment before receiving acceptance, payment will not be processed until acceptance into the program is complete.

  1. Credit/Debit Card: Payments can be made in full using your Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card. You may either pay online or call in to pay by this method, although online payment is preferred. Online payment is the most efficient and certain method for securing your spot in any module. All other payment methods are manually processed and may be delayed. If you are registering and paying for a Beginning I or Beginning II training module, please use the like provided in your acceptance letter to have your payment processed immediately online. For all other modules, you may register and pay online by selecting the event in the training and events schedule.


  2. Payment Plan: The monthly minimum for trainings under $1000 is $150 and the monthly minimum for trainings over $1000 is $200. A one-time $50 administrative fee is charged for each module put on a payment plan. The missed payment plan fee is $25. To set up a payment plan please read the guidelines here and complete the payment plan promissory note. Our office can provide more information upon request: +1 303 652-4035.


  3. Check or Money Order: Payments can be made in full using a personal check, company check or money order. Checks can be mailed to: SE™ International 5303 Spine Rd. Ste. 204 Boulder, CO 80301 USA +1 303 652-4035. *Due to COVID we are only in the office once a week to check mail, payment by checks can be delayed* 


Group Discount (USA only) 

We offer a 10% discount to groups of 5 or more students when ALL of the following requirements are met: 

All members of the group work for the same public or private organization (school district, crisis center, group private practice, etc.). 

Group payment must be submitted on one check or credit card, which matches the company or agency name. A copy of the business license may be requested with the application. 

Payment in full must be received at the SE™ International office at least 30 days prior to the start of each training module. 

The entire group must continue through the training for the specific discount to be honored at each module. 


Refer a Colleague and Receive $50 (USA Only) 

Sorry for the inconvenience but due to financial strains brought on by COVID-19 the referral bonuses will be delayed indefinitely. Please still list referrals when applying. 

If you are a currently enrolled in an upcoming Beginning I training or have completed any portion of our SE™ Professional Training, you are eligible for our referral program. Refer a colleague to a Beginning I SE™ Professional Training module in the USA, and receive a $50 as a thank you. The referred applicant will need to put your name in the “referred by” section on their new student training application. If they are accepted into the program, we will mail you a check after they complete the Beginning I training module. 


Refund and Cancellation Policy 

Please visit our student policy pagefor our class refund and cancellation policy. 


Transfer Policy

A $50 transfer fee will be charged for students who have paid for a training module and then wish to transfer their registration to another training location. Please call our office to provide payment for this $50 transfer fee: +1 303 652-4035 

Scholarship Program (US Program Only)

Learn more about our scholarship program and what we have to offer  


  1. About our Financial Scholarships 

Somatic Experiencing® International is pleased to offer a Scholarship program for Professionals interested in Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) Training, for the healing of trauma in communities. It is intended to spread SE™ to underserved populations. Examples would be those who wish to bring healing to inner city programs, working with political refugees, the prison system or third world countries. Agencies that work with rape and assault and community parenting programs are other examples, and those that work abroad in war torn countries and orphanages are encouraged to apply.  

This Scholarship program is intended for persons that exhibit financial need and would otherwise not be able to afford this training. SE™ International has a policy of non-discrimination for participation in Somatic Experiencing® Trainings or events based on race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. Scholarship recipients must commit to the entire program to be considered for this scholarship. Weight will be placed on applications in the following manner:  

90% Proof of financial need  

10%Statement of intended use of SE™ in your community (One Professional letter of recommendation required)  

Financial Guidelines  

Size of Household 

Max Income per Year 




$37,001 -42,000 




Payment Structure for Scholarship Recipient:Scholarships are granted on a tiered schedule depending on income and the statement of intended use. A limited amount of funds are available for scholarships each year so participants may be denied scholarship funds in a training year if all budgeted funds have been allotted. Scholarships are awarded at a level of 25%, 33% and 50% dependent upon the income level and statement of intent of the individual.

2. Scholarship Application Materials 

The following application materials must be submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  

  • Completed and signed scholarship application form.  
  • Signed copy of most recent tax return, Form 1040 or 1040A or documents showing current financial status (see application for more information).  
  • Last three months of checking account statements.  
  • One page essay indicating how you envision sharing SE™ with my community and how you intend to use SE™ professionally.  
  • One professional letter of recommendation.  
  • Financial Statement from your business (only required if you own your own practice or business).  

Scholarship Application Timeline 

Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced participantsmust apply at least 45 days prior to the start of their first training to allow time for processing. If application is submitted within the 45-day period, retroactive discounts may be allowed if application is submitted before start of training. Students will be notified of approval or denial of application via e-mail. 


Payment Plan/Promissory Note 

All available spots in the 3-Year Professional training are on a first come first serve basis. If you are accepted into the program but are waiting on your scholarship application, please submit a payment plan/promissory note to secure your spot. If your scholarship is not approved you can be fully refunded, including the processing fee.


Do you offer scholarships for the SE Professional Training?

We do have a scholarship program offering up to 50% off tuition for those that qualify. To learn more, see above. Please note that scholarship funds are limited and may not be available even if a participant should qualify.

How do I set up a payment plan?

You will need to fill out a Payment Plan Promissory Note. It is necessary to provide a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover card number which will be automatically charged each month until the balance has been paid in full. A $50 administrative fee is assessed for each module put on a payment plan. Checks are not accepted for payment plans.

What is your class cancellation, refund, and transfer policy?

Please visit our Student & Training Policies page to view our class cancellation, refund, and transfer policies.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover card, personal check, company check or money order.