Expensive Medical Schools with the Highest Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at medical schools is usually higher than the costs for regular undergraduate and graduate programs. Students may be supported by federal, state, and/or institutional scholarship program, but still the tuition and other costs are important consideration when choosing medical schools to apply and enroll.
In 2023, the average tuition fees at public medical schools is - for state residents and $61,203 for out-of-state. In private medical schools, the average tuition & fees is $65,416. The average living costs including room & boards, books, and other personal expenses is $27,778. With the living expenses, the medical school cost of attendance (COA) is $93,194 based on private school rate.
Among medical schools in United States, University of Washington School of Medicine has the highest tuition & fees of $96,489. Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine and University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville follow it with $92,645 and $88,794 respectively. It is based on out-of-state rate and exclude medical schools in Puerto Rico.
The following table lists the top 25 medical schools having the highest tuition & fees. You can sort the table by a column by clicking/touching the column title.
RankSchoolTuition & FeesLiving CostsAcceptance RateMCAT ScoreGPAEnrollment
1 University of Washington School of Medicine
PublicSeattle, WA
$96,489$38,0243.89%5113.751,187
2 Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine
PublicRootstown, OH
$92,645$39,2773.73%5103.68679
3 University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
PublicGreenville, SC
$88,794$28,0663.50%5113.75404
3 University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
PublicGreenville, SC
$88,794$25,5223.50%5113.75404
5 University of South Carolina School of Medicine
PublicColumbia, SC
$88,750$28,0663.50%5113.75404
5 University of South Carolina School of Medicine
PublicColumbia, SC
$88,750$25,5223.50%5113.75404
7 University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
PublicColumbia, MO
$88,296$24,6314.74%5093.77527
8 Indiana University School of Medicine - Evansville
PrivateEvansville, IN
$86,746$32,450----
8 University of Illinois College of Medicine
PublicChicago, IL
$86,746$32,4503.18%5133.81,313
10 University of Utah School of Medicine
PublicSalt Lake City,, UT
$84,762$28,4224.12%5143.87535
11 Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota
PublicSioux Falls, SD
$79,203$25,4306.36%5083.82280
12 University of Connecticut School of Medicine
PublicFarmington, CT
$77,152$31,3102.58%5133.8501
13 University of Kentucky College of Medicine
PublicLexington, KY
$76,066$27,4444.85%5063.82837
14 Georgetown University School of Medicine
PrivateWashington, DC
$74,133$29,7501.25%5123.78879
15 Tulane University School of Medicine
PrivateNew Orleans, LA
$73,664$28,3921.21%5103.64814
16 Columbia University Roy and Diana Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
PrivateNew York, NY
$73,511$30,4471.92%5223.9642
17 Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine
PrivateNutley, NJ
$73,336$37,8882.62%5133.71571
18 Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
PublicCamden, NJ
$73,196$25,6002.46%5063.67461
19 Duke University School of Medicine
PrivateDurham, NC
$72,757$28,5581.40%5193.89586
20 University of Maryland School of Medicine
PublicBaltimore, MD
$72,626$29,8802.59%5133.7645
21 University of Michigan Medical School
Public6100 THSL, 1135 Catherine Street, MI
$72,268$37,7501.84%5153.79793
22 University of Hawaii at Manoa John A. Burns School of Medicine
PublicHonolulu, HI
$72,100$32,9163.24%5123.77325
23 Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
PrivateChicago, IL
$72,048$24,9301.85%5203.92719
24 Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
PrivatePhiladelphia, PA
$71,935$33,4622.61%5213.92782
25 Weill Cornell Medical College
PrivateNew York, NY
$71,900$22,2601.47%5193.91530