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Cost of Attendance & Financial Aid

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has a competitive financial aid program that includes federal and institution-funded loan programs. Students who wish to be considered to receive loans are advised to submit their financial aid application materials by the specified deadlines as listed at the financial aid website.

Current students are encouraged to apply for one of the many graduate student fellowships.

Estimated Cost for 2024-2025

Tuition and estimated expenses for the upcoming academic year are set in late April by the Board of Trustees.

CategoryFirst YearSecond Year
CTA U-Pass Fee^$513$513
Housing & Food (Rent, Utilities, Food, etc)$24,480$24,480
Student Health Insurance*$6,975$5,571
Student Health Fee#$828$828
Books & Medical Equipment$1,778$1,566
Anatomy Lab Fee$100$0
Estimated Loan Fees$2,574$2,574
PANCE Fee$0$550
Estimated Total Cost of Attendance$98,469$97,303

^Students can opt-in or opt-out of the CTA U-Pass public transit benefit and associated fee on an academic trimester basis. The CTA U-Pass fee per academic trimester is $171.

*The Student Health Insurance fee will not be charged to students who waive the Northwestern University Student Health Insurance Plan (NU-SHIP).

#The student health fee, and other funding sources, provides Northwestern students with equitable access to a variety of health services at the university including: Northwestern Medicine Health Service in Evanston and ChicagoCounseling & Psychological ServicesTimelyCare services, and other on-campus health and wellness initiatives.

Tuition and fees are established on an annual basis in advance of the academic year start and are subject to change. Living expenses and transportation costs will vary depending on where students reside and their specific living arrangements.


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