Search thousands of topics on CostHelper.com

BROWSE ALL TOPICS >> babies & children  cars  consumer electronics health & personal care home & garden personal finance  pets  schools small business sports weddings
CostHelper > Schools & Job Training  > Medical School

Medical School Cost


How Much Does Medical School Cost?

 
average costMedium: Public Law Schools Averages $16,690 per yearhigh costHigh: Private Law Schools Averages $34,749 per year
post Post  

During the past 20 years while the current crop of med-school hopefuls were growing up and earning undergraduate studies, the cost of tuition at medical schools has increased by 133 percent, according to a survey by the American Medical Association[1] . Student options boil down to public or private schools.

Typical costs:

  • Public medical school tuition averaged $16,690 per year in 2006-2007 for in-state residents, according to the American Association of Medical Colleges[2] . To complete the four-year degree program the average cost is about $66,750. Because these schools receive tax revenues, out-of-state residents paid an annual average of around $34,900, or about $139,600 total. The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University offers one of the lowest in-state rates at $9,036 for the first year, while the University of Colorado[3] charged one of the highest tuitions for non residents in 2005-2006 at $75,700 for the year.
  • Private medical schools cost an average[4] of $34,749 in 2006-2007 or around $139,000 for a four-year degree program. Baylor Medical School in Texas charges the lowest tuition at $8,325 for the first year with Tufts University Medical School[5] in Boston charging one of the highest annual rates at around $44,700 during 2006-2007.
Related articles: Law School

Additional costs:
  • Health insurance for public medical school students averaged[6] around $1,333 during 2006-2007. At private schools, insurance averaged $1,859 for residents and $2,004 for nonresidents.
  • Books and supplies run around $1,400-$1,500 for the first year and drop each year after. Students at Tufts Medical School[7] starting in 2006-2007, paid $1,525 the first year, and will pay $535-775 a year afterwards.
  • Fees vary by school[8] . In 2006-2007 state residents at public schools paid an average of $3,013 in fees while nonresidents paid $3,747. At private institutions, students paid about $1,265.
  • Because living expenses vary by location, check the individual school website for current rates. Dormitory and board charges at 2847Baylor University in Texas run $7,240 for 2007-2008, while a single room with a full meal plan is $6,024 at the University of North Dakota[9] . First-year dormitory housing at Tufts University in Massachusetts[10] was $10,890 in 2006-2007.
Discounts:
  • Financial aid opportunities are available through each university's website.
Shopping for medical school:
  • The American Association of Medical Colleges offers an online list of member medical schools by state[11] .
post Post  
CostHelper News


7 Fireplace and Wood Stove Safety Steps To Do This Week
Gathering around a wood stove or fireplace on a cold winter night can be wonderful experience, but it's crucial to not take basic safety for granted. || Posted November 12 2013


10 Quick and Inexpensive Home Makeover Projects To Do Before Holiday Guests Arrive
Having friends and family gather for the holidays is traditionally considered a heartwarming idea -- but the mere thought of it can also be heart-stopping if they're planning on staying at your place, and you realize your home is looking less than it. || Posted November 18 2013

‣ All CostHelper Blog Posts


What People Are Paying - Recent Comments


 

Comment On Your Experience With Medical School
 
Subject:  *
Amount Spent:  * per year
School:   
Comments: 
Purchased:  Year: 
City:  * State:  *
 
Information about you:
Email:  * Email addresses are not displayed.
Name:  This is the name we'll display with your post.
me on this computer
*=required field.
 



External Resources:
  1.  www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/5349.html
  2.  ////services.aamc.org/tsfreports/report_median.cfm?year_of_study=2007
  3.  www.vault.com/articles/The-History-of-Medical-Schools-in-the-U.S.-27653519.html
  4.  ////services.aamc.org/tsfreports/report_median.cfm?year_of_study=2007
  5.  medicine.tufts.edu/Who-We-Are/Publications/TUSM-Redesign
  6.  ////services.aamc.org/tsfreports/report_median.cfm?year_of_study=2007
  7.  medicine.tufts.edu/Who-We-Are/Publications/TUSM-Redesign
  8.  ////services.aamc.org/tsfreports/report_median.cfm?year_of_study=2007
  9.  und.edu/student-life/housing/
  10.  medicine.tufts.edu/Who-We-Are/Publications/TUSM-Redesign
  11.  /services.aamc.org/memberlistings/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.search&search_type=MS
More Schools & Job Training Topics
Check Out All Costs for Schools & Job Training How Much Does Veterinary School Cost? How Much Does Kindergarten Cost? How Much Does Medical Assistant School Cost?

Search Thousands of Topics on CostHelper.com

 
Today's Featured Cost Articles

About CostHelper
CostHelper is based in Silicon Valley and provides consumers with unbiased price information about thousands of goods and services. Our writers are experienced journalists who adhere to our strict editorial ethics policy.

CostHelper Community
Locksmith
Paid: 95.00
I left my keys inside... [more]
-Pepi44
Locksmith Cost
Commercial and residential power washing and window cleaning
Paid: 350.00
This company is truly amazing, I've never felt so satisfied after seeing the transformation of my home. I had green grime and algae growing rampid in the front my home. Within a few hours my home along with my deck was spotless... [more]
-Emanuel 1
Window Cleaning Cost
ER visit.
Paid: 9040.00
Thought I was having a heart attack, went to ER... [more]
-Omie
EKG Cost
Tune up
Paid: 384.00
Feel ripped off.Nearly $400 for a tune up. All that was done was a spark plug replacement and fuel induction service... [more]
-Sam Wise
Tune-up Cost
dented our friendhip
Paid: 300.00
I was asked to be MOH and other bridesmaid was out of town. She agreed to be financial co-host. Offered bride shower for 12-15 people. She said she would invite 40. My small house could barely accommodate... [more]
-70s gal
Bridal Shower Cost
Pet sat 2 dogs small poodle and medium Maltese
Paid: 140.00
Friday night to Monday AM, fed both dogs a total of 6 times, administered allergy eye drops to 1 of dogs, total of 6 times and spent the night with them 2 nights... [more]
-Pet Content While You're Away
Pet Sitting Cost