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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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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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M1 M2 M3 M4

M1 (10 months)

Category Total
Tuition $57,957
Student Activity Fee $338
U-Pass Fee $396
Disability Insurance $596
Health Insurance* $4,183
Room and Board $16,620
Books $2,000
Personal $2,903
Transportation $1,440
Loan Fees $1,300
Budget Total $87,733

*  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 AOSC (1 month)

Category Total
Room and Board $1,662
Personal $290
Transportation $144
Loan Fees $89
Budget Total $2,185

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M2 (8 months, July-March)

Category Total
Tuition $57,957
Student Activity Fee $338
U-Pass Fee $396
USMLE $605
Disability Insurance $380
Health Insurance* $3,856
Room and Board $14,958
Books $1,500
Personal $2,322
Transportation $1,152
Loan Fees $1,416
Budget Total $84,880

*  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 28-June 30)

Category Total
Room and Board $3,324
Personal $580
Transportation $288
Loan Fees $179
Budget Total $4,371

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M3 (11 months)

Category Total
Tuition $57,957
Student Activity Fee $338
U-Pass Fee $396
USMLE $1,885
Disability Insurance $380
Health Insurance* $3,856
Room and Board $18,282
Books $2,000
Personal $3,193
Transportation $2,084
Loan Fees $1,304
Budget Total $91,685

*  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 (11 months)

Category Total
Tuition $57,957
Student Activity Fee $338
U-Pass Fee $396
Health Insurance* $3,856
Room and Board $18,282
Books $1,550
Personal $3,193
Transportation $1,584
Loan Fees $1,286
Budget $88,442

*  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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