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Feinberg School of Medicine (MD Program)

The totals provided on this page 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.

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M1 M2 M3 M4

M1 (10 months, August - May)

M1 (10 Months) Cost of Attendance
Direct Costs

These costs are set by the University and will appear on your invoice (Health Insurance will not be charged if you waive out of the Northwestern Health Insurance Plan). Tuition and fees are charged twice a year (during your M1 year, bills will be generated in July with an August 1 due date and December with a January 1 due date).

Tuition $62,088
Fees $1,424
Health Insurance $4,439 *
Direct Costs Total
$67,951
Indirect/Variable Costs

These estimated costs are based on averages for each of the categories as determined by surveying students in your program. These estimated expenses are not billed on your invoice but can be used to help you budget your living expenses for the year.

Room and Board $17,040
Personal $2,950
Books $2,000
Transportation $630
Loan Fees $1,376
Indirect/Variable Costs Total $23,996
Total Costs $87,508

*  Health Insurance is not included in Total Costs.

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M1 AOSC (1 month, June)

M1 AOSC (1 Month) Cost of Attendance
Category Total
Room and Board $1,704
Personal $295
Transportation $63
Loan Fees $87
Budget Total $2,149

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M2 (8 months, end of July-March)

M2 (8 Months) Cost of Attendance
Category Total
Tuition $62,088
Room and Board $13,632
Personal $2,360
Books $1,500
Transportation $504
Loan Fees $1,471
U-Pass Fee $466
USMLE $630
Student Activity Fee $362
Disability Insurance $380
Health Insurance* $4,050
Budget Total $87,443

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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M2 Phase Two (2 months, April 30-June 30)

M2 Phase 2 (2 Months) Cost of Attendance
Category Total
Room and Board $3,408
Personal $590
Transportation $126
Loan Fees $175
Budget Total $4,299

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M3 (10 months, July - April)

M3 Cost of Attendance
Category Total
Tuition $62,088
Room and Board $17,040
Personal $2,950
Books $1,500
Transportation $630
Loan Fees $1,635
U-Pass Fee $466
USMLE $1,920
Student Activity Fee $362
Disability Insurance $380
Health Insurance* $4,050
Budget Total $93,021

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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M4 Phase Three (2 months, April 30-June 30)

M4 Phase Three Cost of Attendance
Category Total
Room and Board $3,408
Personal $590
Transportation $126
Loan Fees $175
Budget Total $4,299

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M4 (11 months, July - May)

M4 (11 Months) Cost of Attendance
Category Total
Tuition $62,088
Room and Board $18,744
Personal $3,245
Books $1,550
Transportation $693
Loan Fees $1,496
U-Pass Fee $466
Student Activity Fee $362
Health Insurance* $4,050
Budget $92,694

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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M1 M2 M3 M4

M1 (10 months, August - May)

M1 (10 Months) Cost of Attendance
Direct Costs

These costs are set by the University and will appear on your invoice (Health Insurance will not be charged if you waive out of the Northwestern Health Insurance Plan). Tuition and fees are charged twice a year (during your M1 year, bills will be generated in July with an August 1 due date and December with a January 1 due date).

Tuition $59,986
Fees $1,407
Health Insurance $4,329 *
Direct Costs Total
$65,722
Indirect/Variable Costs

These estimated costs are based on averages for each of the categories as determined by surveying students in your program. These estimated expenses are not billed on your invoice but can be used to help you budget your living expenses for the year.

Room and Board $17,040
Personal $2,950
Books $2,000
Transportation $630
Loan Fees $1,528
Indirect/Variable Costs Total $24,148
Total Costs $85,541

*  Health Insurance is not included in Total Costs.

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M1 AOSC (1 month, June)

M1 AOSC (1 Month) Cost of Attendance
Category Total
Room and Board $1,704
Personal $295
Transportation $63
Loan Fees $87
Budget Total $2,149

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M2 (8 months, end of July-March)

M2 (8 Months) Cost of Attendance
Category Total
Tuition $59,986
Room and Board $13,632
Personal $2,360
Books $1,500
Transportation $504
Loan Fees $1,438
U-Pass Fee $461
USMLE $610
Student Activity Fee $350
Disability Insurance $380
Health Insurance* $3,950
Budget Total $85,171

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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M2 Phase Two (2 months, April 30-June 30)

M2 Phase Two Cost of Attendance
Category Total
Room and Board $3,408
Personal $590
Transportation $126
Loan Fees $175
Budget Total $4,299

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M3 (10 months, July - April)

M3 (10 Months) Cost of Attendance
Category Total
Tuition $59,986
Room and Board $17,040
Personal $2,950
Books $1,500
Transportation $630
Loan Fees $1,593
U-Pass Fee $461
USMLE $1,895
Student Activity Fee $350
Disability Insurance $380
Health Insurance* $3,950
Budget Total $90,735

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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M4 Phase Three (2 months, April 30-June 30)

M4 Phase Three Cost of Attendance
Category Total
Room and Board $3,408
Personal $590
Transportation $126
Loan Fees $175
Budget Total $4,299

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M4 (11 months, July - May)

M4 (11 Months) Cost of Attendance
Category Total
Tuition $59,986
Room and Board $18,744
Personal $3,245
Books $1,550
Transportation $693
Loan Fees $1,533
U-Pass Fee $461
Student Activity Fee $350
Health Insurance* $3,950
Budget $90,512

*  Health Insurance is only included in the cost of attendance if the student indicates on the University Aid Application that they are using university health insurance.

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