Tuition and Financial Aid

We understand that meeting the costs of medical school is a major investment and that many students do not have the immediate financial resources to cover the substantial costs of a medical education.

Tuition and Fees

Annual MD tuition at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is approximately $55,000 (2016-17 academic year). With living expenses and other fees, the annual cost of admission is approximately $85,000.

A full breakdown of cost and fees is available via the Cost of Attendance page on the Education site.

Student Debt

The mean education debt for Feinberg’s entering Class of 2015 was $162,437. For reference, the entering Class of 2014 national mean medical education debt was $190,000 for private schools and $167,000 for public schools.

 

Financial Aid

Because of the exceptional financial investment of medical education, Feinberg is committed to providing a comprehensive financial aid package designed to assist you with the cost of your investment. Northwestern University will offer federal loan assistance to cover up to 100 percent of your financial need as determined by our financial aid analysis for federal aid. Financial aid packages may include any of the following types of assistance:

Comprehensive information is available via the Financial Aid section of the Education site.

Contact Us

Cynthia Gonzalez

All financial assistance is administered by the Chicago Office of Financial Aid; however you may consult with 

Cynthia Gonzalez
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
312-503-1923

Cynthia is available to discuss any issues regarding financial aid for Feinberg students and student loan repayment. She provides our students with the information necessary to make educated decisions concerning financial aid.