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Doctor of Medicine (MD) Cost of Attendance

Costs for 2020-2021

view 2019-2020 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$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.

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Costs for 2019-2020

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$58,249$58,249$58,249$58,249
Student Services Fee$582$582$582$582
Indirect Costs
Books / Supplies$500$500$500$500
Rent / Utilities$15,744$15,744$15,744$13,120
Meals$7,824$7,824$7,824$6,520
Personal Total*$7,468$7,998$9,288$6,140
Transportation$1,980$1,980$1,980$1,650
Loan Fees**$903$903$903$903
Residency Interviewing Yr 4$6,058
Total Cost of Attendance$93,250$93,780$95,070$93,722

*Personal includes allowance of $292/month for health insurance; 1st Year includes $100 transcript fee; 2nd Year includes USMLE Step 1 fee of $630; 3rd Year includes USMLE Step 2 CK fee $630 & Step 2 CS fee $1,290.

** 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$58,249$29,124.50$29,124.50
Student Health Insurance ‡$3,650$1,825$1,825
Student Services Fee ‡$582$291$291
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.

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