Tuition and Fees

How much does a medical education cost at Northwestern? The totals provided on the web page below include tuition, loan fees, room and board, transportation, and other expenses that the Committee on Financial Aid to Students takes into account when determining your required educational budget.

2014-15 Academic Year

M1 Budget

Category Total
Tuition $51,882
Room and Board $16,620
Personal Expenses $3,499
Books $2,000
Transportation $1,440
Loan Fees $1,050
UPass Fee $396
Student Activity Fee $158
Computer $2,000
Hospitalization Insurance $3,449*
Budget Total $82,494

M1 AOSC (1 month)

Category Total
Tuition na
Room and Board $1,662
Personal Expenses $290
Books $0
Transportation $144
Loan Fees $23
Upass $0
Hospitalization Insurance na
Budget Total $2,119

M2 Budget (8 Month July- March)

Category Total
Tuition $51,882
Room and Board $14,958
Personal Expenses $2,702
Books $1,500
Transportation $1,152
Loan Fees $1,090
UPass Fee $396
USMLE $580
Student Activity Fee $158
Hospitalization Insurance $3,449*
Budget Total $77,867

M2 Budget Phase 2 (April 28-June 30)

Category Total
Tuition na
Room and Board $3,324
Personal Expenses $580
Books $0
Transportation $288
Loan Fees $180
Hospitalization Insurance na
Budget Total $4,372

M3 Budget (11 months)

Category Total
Tuition $51,882
Room and Board $18,282
Personal Expenses $3,573
Books $1,500
Transportation $1,584
Loan Fees $1,090
UPass Fee $396
USMLE $1,230
Student Activity Fee $158
Hospitalization Insurance $3,449*
Budget Total $83,144

M4 Budget (11 months)

Category Total
Tuition $51,882
Room and Board $18,282
Personal Expenses $3,193
Books $1,550
Transportation $1,584
Loan Fees $1,204
UPass Fee $396
Student Activity Fee $158
Hospitalization Insurance $3,449*
Budget Total $81,698

*2014-15 Hospitalization Insurance is estimated at this time. 

2013-14 Academic Year

M1 Budget

Category Annual
Tuition $50,272
Room and Board $16,620
Personal $3,499
Books $2,000
Transportation $1,440
U-Pass $396
Loan Fees $975
Hospitalization insurance $3,067
Computer $2,000
Total Budget $80,269

M2 Budget

Category Annual
Tuition $50,272
Room and Board $16,620
Personal $3,283
Books $1,500
Transportation $1,440
U-Pass $396
Loan Fees $1,009
Hospitalization insurance $3,067
USMLE Fees $560
Total Budget $78,147

M3 Budget

Category Annual
Tuition $50,272
Room and Board $19,944
Personal $3,860
Books $1,500
Transportation $1,923
U-Pass $396
Loan Fees $1,217
Hospitalization insurance $3,067
USMLE Fees $1,825
Total Budget $84,004

M4 Budget

Category Annual
Tuition $50,272
Room and Board $18,282
Personal $3,570
Books $1,550
Transportation $1,762
U-Pass $396
Loan Fees $996
Hospitalization insurance $3,067
Total Budget $79,895