The Office of Student Accounts is the centralized billing and collection point for student accounts.
The Office of Student Financial Services can provide information regarding medical school student accounts. Please contact us for inquiries.
Refund of Medical School Tuition
Students who withdraw officially or who are dismissed from the University for any reason after the beginning of a term may be entitled to a partial refund in accordance with the schedule shown below. No refund will be made after the tenth week in any term. The actual dates vary by program.
Withdrawal prior to the end of:
1st full week – 100% reduction
2nd full week – 90% reduction
3rd full week – 85% reduction
4th full week – 80% reduction
5th full week – 75% reduction
6th full week – 65% reduction
7th full week – 60% reduction
8th full week – 50% reduction
9th full week – 45% reduction
10th full week – 40% reduction
No refund after the 10th full week
Additional Medical School Fees
All fees are mandatory.
Professional Liability Insurance Fee
Medical students will be automatically covered with professional liability insurance, required of all enrolled medical students, at the time of registration. The annual premium is payable in addition to tuition. Details of the policy are available at the University student insurance office, and students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with these details and with their responsibilities in this regard.
Students are covered whether they are at the Vanderbilt-affiliated hospitals (Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville Veterans Administration Hospital, St. Thomas Hospital, or Baptist Hospital) or elsewhere as a "visiting student," providing that (1) the clerkship or other educational experience has prior approval from the School of Medicine as course work for credit, and (2) the activities within this experience are consonant with the student's level of training and experience and are performed under the supervision of appropriate faculty and/or staff.
Long-term Disability Insurance Fee
Medical students will be automatically covered with long-term disability insurance, required of all enrolled medical students, at the time of registration. The annual premium is payable in addition to tuition. Details of the policy will be provided to each student following registration.
Student Health Service Fee
The mandatory student health service fee covers required immunizations and health screening tests for medical students.
The mandatory verification fee covers all verification processes as required, including criminal background checks and drug screens.