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Doctor of Medicine (MD) Cost of Attendance

Costs for 2021-2022

view 2020-2021 costs

The following expenses represent the amounts established by the Vanderbilt University Office of Student Financial Aid as reasonable costs for attending Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. It is expected that most students can live within these costs. Students with extenuating circumstances may reach out to the Office of Enrollment Services with documentation and exceptions. Dependent child day-care costs may be added with documentation. Modest annual increases can be expected.

 

 1st Year
Students
(12 months)
2nd Year
Students
(12 months)
3rd Year
Students
(12 months)
4th Year
Students
(10 months)
Direct Costs Paid to Vanderbilt
Tuition$63,610$63,610$63,610$63,610
Student Services Fee$658$658$658$658
Student Health Fee$798$798$798$798
Year 1 Transcript Fee$100
Indirect Costs
Books / Supplies$500$500$500$500
Rent / Utilities$16,536$16,536$16,536$13,780
Meals$8,256$8,256$8,256$6,880
Personal Total*$7,560$7,560$7,560$6,300
Transportation$1,920$1,920$1,920$1,600
Loan Fees**$999$999$999$999
Residency Interviewing Yr 4$6,058
STEP Fees$645$645
Total Cost of Attendance$100,937$101,482$101,482$101,183

*Personal includes $304/month for health insurance.

** Loan Fees are based on average loan fees incurred by similarly classified borrowers during the previous academic year.

 

Expected Bill at VanderbiltYearly1st Term2nd Term
Tuition$63,610$31,805$31,805
Student Health Insurance ‡$3,515$1,757.50$1,757.50
Student Services Fee ‡$658$329$329
Student Health Fee ‡$798$399$399
Transcript ‡ (new students)$100$100

‡Explanation of Fees

Student Health Insurance Fee

  • This fee covers the cost of the Student Health Insurance Plan offered through Vanderbilt University.
  • The annual fee is charged to the student’s account in two installments in the first and second terms.
  • This fee may be waived for students who have coverage through a comparable plan. A link to the waiver form will become available on this website in May 2021.

Student Services Fee

  • This fee support co-curricular interests and events as well as recreational programs administered through the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. Additional information can be found in the Vanderbilt University Student Handbook (vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook).
  • The annual fee is charged to the student’s account in the first and second terms.

Student Health Fee

  • This fee provides enhanced support for the University Counseling Center, the Office of Student Health and the Office of Student Care Coordination.
  • The annual fee is charged to the student’s account in the first and second terms.

Transcript Fee


Costs for 2020-2021

The following expenses represent the amounts established by the Vanderbilt University Office of Student Financial Aid as reasonable costs for attending Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. It is expected that most students can live within these costs. Students with extenuating circumstances may reach out to the Office of Enrollment Services with documentation and exceptions. Dependent child day-care costs may be added with documentation. Modest annual increases can be expected.

 

 1st Year
Students
(12 months)
2nd Year
Students
(12 months)
3rd Year
Students
(12 months)
4th Year
Students
(10 months)
Direct Costs Paid to Vanderbilt
Tuition$60,870$60,870$60,870$60,870
Student Services Fee$634$634$634$634
Year 1 Transcript Fee$100
Indirect Costs
Books / Supplies$500$500$500$500
Rent / Utilities$16,212$16,212$16,212$13,510
Meals$7,968$7,968$7,968$6,640
Personal Total*$7,560$7,560$7,560$6,300
Transportation$1,980$1,980$1,980$1,650
Loan Fees**$1,050$1,050$1,050$1,050
Residency Interviewing Yr 4$6,058
STEP Fees$645$1,945
Total Cost of Attendance$96,874$97,419$98,719$97,212

*Personal includes $304/month for health insurance.

** Loan Fees are based on average loan fees incurred by similarly classified borrowers during the previous academic year.

 

Expected Bill at VanderbiltYearly1st Term2nd Term
Tuition$60,870$30,435$30,435
Student Health Insurance ‡$3,655$1,827.50$1,827.50
Student Services Fee ‡$634$317$317
Transcript ‡ (new students)$100$100

‡Explanation of Fees

Student Health Insurance Fee

Student Services Fee

  • This fee support co-curricular interests and events as well as recreational programs administered through the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. Additional information can be found in the Vanderbilt University Student Handbook (vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook).
  • The annual fee is charged to the student’s account in the first and second terms.

Transcript Fee