2018-2019 Osteopathic Medicine Costs

TUITION $56,730


Equipment Allowances

  • Medical students are required to purchase equipment/instruments for the program. The Financial Aid Office allows $1,000 under the first-year cost of attendance to purchase these items (this includes an allowance for a PDA).
  • Medical students are required to purchase a laptop computer. A one-time technology allowance of $1,500 is included in the first-year cost of attendance.

Books and Supplies

Costs will vary depending on the courses you are taking. The Student Financial Services Office uses the following as standard allowances per year for books and supplies for financial aid student budget purposes. Your actual expenses may vary. See below:

  • Year 1: $2,000 
  • Year 2: $1,000 
  • Year 3: $800 
  • Year 4: $400 

Indirect Costs

Indirect costs are included in your financial aid budget. These are not direct charges from the university but allowances that are given to cover expenses you may incur while attending school (the allowances listed below cover the number of months you are enrolled for each year of the program):

First YEAR (7/2/18–6/28/19)

  • $15,000 Room and Board
  • $4,800 Transportation/Travel costs
  • $3,000 Personal/Miscellaneous costs 

Second YEAR (7/2/18–6/28/19)

  • $15,000 Room and Board
  • $4,800 Transportation/Travel costs
  • $3,140 Personal/Miscellaneous costs 
  • Includes $140 for background check

Third year (7/1/18–6/30/19)

  • $15,000 Room and Board
  • $4,800 Transportation/Travel costs
  • $3,000 Personal/Miscellaneous costs
  • $1,800 Clinical Rotation expenses

Fourth year (7/1/18–5/17/19) 

  • $13,750 Room and Board
  • $4,400 Transportation/Travel costs
  • $2,750 Personal/Miscellaneous costs
  • $1,650 Clinical Rotation expenses

Exam Allowances:

  • Second Year: The cost of the COMLEX Level 1 Exam ($660) is added to the second year fall semester Cost of Attendance. An allowance of $500 is included for board prep materials.
  • Third Year: The costs of the COMLEX Level 2 Exam ($660) and COMLEX-PE Exam ($1,295) as well as a $700 travel allowance are added to the third year fall semester Cost of AttendanceAn allowance of $500 is included for board prep materials.

The living expense allowances are based on the following amounts per month, for the months enrolled:

  • Room and Board: $1,250/month (rent, food, utilities)
  • Transportation: $400/month
  • Personal/Miscellaneous Expenses: $250/month
  • For third and fourth year students: Clinical Rotation expenses: $150/month

Students may request an increase to their Cost of Attendance (if needed) to cover additional costs for residency interviews. Please contact sfs@une.edu for a Request for Cost of Attendance Increase Form, which may be submitted along with documentation supporting the additional expenses (e.g. receipts for transportation, hotel, and ERAS fee).

Health Insurance

Students are required to enroll in UNE's Student Medical Insurance Plan unless proof of comparable insurance is demonstrated and waiver is completed online (2018-2019 Academic Year waiver/enrollment session is from July 1 through August 17, 2018). 

The cost for UNE's 2018-2019 annual health insurance policy for graduate/professional students (except first year College of Osteopathic Medicine students) is $3,899. Due to a longer academic year, health Insurance rates for first year COM students is $4,224. Students whose programs begin in Summer 2018 should waive/enroll for summer semester and then re-enroll/waive for the following academic year, starting in the fall. Dependents can be added for additional surcharge (please contact dbisson@une.edu for more information and breakdowns by semester, if applicable).