Cost of Attendance

The total estimated cost for one academic year of medical school. Tuition, housing, food, transportation, books/supplies, and other educational-related expenses are included in the cost of attendance. 

2021-2022 Estimated Cost of Attendance (Off-Campus)


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10 months

Room and Board$14,000$15,400$17,400$14,500
Personal Expenses$3,900$4,250$4,600$3,900
Tuition^ $58,218$58,218$58,218$58,218
Books and Supplies$1,265$883$400$400
Year-Specific Expenses*$700$660$1,970$5,100
Federal Loan Fees$2,098$2,095$2,259$2,276

^ - Estimated

*M1 - Diagnostic Kit
M2 - USMLE Step 1 Fees
M3 - USMLE Step 2 Fees
M4 - USMLE Step 2 Travel and Residency Application and Interview Costs

The tuition component includes an OUWB portal computing device, health and disability insurance and recreation center membership.

Financial assistance may only be used to pay for reasonable educational expenses of the student.

New tuition rates are set by the Oakland University Board of Trustees in the summer. The Board reserves the right to change any and all tuition rates when circumstances make such a change necessary. 

Student Loan Planner

Please use the 2021-2022 Student Loan Planner to align your borrowing decision with your personal budget. The Student Loan Planner file is only valid for the 2021-2022 academic year. A new planner must be downloaded for each academic year.