Category Archives: Medical School Costs: Financing

Curious about which medical schools cost the most?  US News and World Report has come up with a list of the most expensive US medical schools, as follows: 1. Columbia = $66,257 2. University of Southern California  = $64,132 3. Case Western … Continue reading

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  An inescapable fact: medical school is expensive. But for talented students, merit scholarships provide a way to go to medical school for free or for significantly less money. Most medical schools do not provide merit scholarships; most financial aid … Continue reading

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The median medical school debt is $189,165 according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. While this figure might seem daunting, it’s manageable over time according to many experts. The Association of American Medical Colleges recently published an article titled “Taking … Continue reading

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While medical school debt is a factor for many med students, there are a number of programs that can ease the burden of paying for medical school. Some of these programs are state-based while others are national in scope. There … Continue reading

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The National Health Service Corps provides scholarship opportunities for health professions students, as referred to in a prior blog. Students taking the scholarships must pursue a primary care field (defined by the NHSC as Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Pediatrics, Ob/Gyn, … Continue reading

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  One of the biggest concerns of prospective medical students is figuring out how to pay for a medical education. Let’s face it: medical school is expensive and costs increase each year. Thinking about the cost of medical school and … Continue reading

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Medical school is expensive. But one of the most cost-effective ways to get a medical education is to attend your state school. As public institutions, state medical schools offer lower tuition than private med schools; one of their missions is … Continue reading

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