Tuition and Fees

How much does a Physical Therapy education cost at Northwestern? The totals provided on the web pages 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. The tuition and fees below are for the listed academic year. These are subject to change on an annual basis.

2014-15 Academic Year

2014-15 Educational Budget for Students in their First Year (12 months)

Category Fall Winter Spring Total for all 3 terms
Tuition $13,135 $13,135 $13,135 $39,405
Student Activity Fee $300 $300 $300 $900
Hospitalization Insurance $3,449* $0 $0 $3,449*
Personal $1,194 $1,194 $1,194 $3,582
Room & Board $5,500 $5,500 $5,500 $16,500
Transportation $644 $644 $644 $1,932
Books $658 $658 $658 $1,974
iPad/Technology Fee $830 -- -- $830
Loan Fees $468 $468 $468 $1,404
Budget Total $26,177 $21,899 $21,899

$69,976

*2014-15 Health Insurance rates are estimated at this time

2014-15 Educational Budget for Students in their Second Year (12 months)

Category Fall Winter Spring Total for all 3 terms
Tuition $13,135 $13,135 $13,135 $39,405
Student Activity Fee $300 $300 $300 $900
Hospitalization Insurance $3,449* $0 $0 $3,449*
Personal $1,194 $1,194 $1,194 $3,582
Room & Board $5,500 $5,500 $5,500 $16,500
Transportation $644 $644 $644 $1,932
Books $658 $658 $658 $1,974
Loan Fees $468 $468 $468 $1,404
Budget Total $25,347 $21,899 $21,899 $69,146

*2014-15 Health Insurance rates are estimated at this time

2014-15 Educational Budget for Students in their Third Year (8 months)

Category Fall Winter Total for both terms
Tuition $13,135 $13,135 $26,270
Student Activity Fee $300 $300 $600
Hospitalization Insurance $3,449* $0 $3,449*
Personal $1,194 $1,194 $2,388
Room & Board $5,500 $5,500 $11,000
Transportation $644 $644 $1,288
Books $658 $658 $1316
Loan Fees $468 $468 $936
Budget Total $25,347 $21,899

$47,247

*2014-15 Health Insurance rates are estimated at this time

2013-14 Academic Year

2013-14 Educational Budget for Students in their First Year (12 months)

Category Fall Winter Spring Total for all 3 terms
Tuition $12,691 $12,691 $12,691 $38,073
Health Insurance $3,067 -- -- $3,067
Loan Fees $442 $442 $442 $1,326
Student Activity Fee $200 $200 $200 $600
Personal $1,194 $1,194 $1,194 $3,582
Room & Board $5,500 $5,500 $5,500 $16,500
Transportation $644 $644 $644 $1,932
Books $658 $658 $658 $1,974
Technology $908 -- -- $908
Budget Total $25,304 $21,329 $21,329 $67,962

2013-14 Educational Budget for Students in their Second Year (12 months)

Category Fall Winter Spring Total for all 3 terms
Tuition $12,691 $12,691 $12,691 $38,073
Health Insurance $3,067 -- -- $3,067
Loan Fees $442 $442 $442 $1,326
Student Activity Fee $200 $200 $200 $600
Personal $1,194 $1,194 $1,194 $3,582
Room & Board $5,500 $5,500 $5,500 $16,500
Transportation $644 $644 $644 $1,932
Books $658 $658 $658 $1,974
Technology* $908 $908
Budget Total $25,304 $21,329 $21,329 $67,962

* Note: The Technology fee will only be included for Second Year students who "opt-in" to the iPad/technology package

2013-14 Educational Budget for Students in their Third Year (8 months)

Category Fall Winter Total
Tuition $12,691 $12,691 $25,382
Health Insurance $3,067 -- $3,067
Loan Fees $442 $442 $884
Student Activity Fee $200 $200 $400
Personal $1,194 $1,194 $2,388
Room & Board $5,500 $5,500 $11,000
Transportation $644 $644 $1,288
Books $658 $658 $1,316
Budget Total $24,396  $21,329  $45,725