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Incoming students must provide assurance, prior to the start of classes, that funding for tuition and budgeted living expenses are covered for the entire academic program. Accepted applicants who are unable to provide this assurance will not be allowed to matriculate in the current academic year; however, they may reapply for the following year if funding assurance is provided.
Current students must also exhibit the ability to fund tuition and budgeted living expenses to be eligible to advance. Evidence of students' ability to pay will be reviewed annually, approximately 90 days prior to the start of each academic year.
Tuition, 2015-2016: $43,288
Tuition and fees are due and payable in full before the day of class registration, unless special payment arrangements have been made with the Finance office, or unless loan applications for amounts sufficient to cover tuition and fees are on file in the Financial Aid office. Tuition includes parking, library privileges and laboratory supplies, but not instruments, equipment, computers, texts, lab manuals or health insurance.
The University reserves the right to change the schedule of tuition and fees without advance notice and to make such changes applicable to present as well as future students.
Fee is payable upon submission of application for admission. (May be waived if applicant receives an AACOMAS fee waiver). Fee is non-refundable regardless of reason.
Accepted applicants need to make sure payment is received according to the following schedule:
Payment is credited toward tuition once payment of the balance of the tuition is received. Acceptance fees should be mailed to the Admissions Office. The Acceptance fee is non-refundable regardless of reason.
Payable according to the following schedule:
Payment is credited toward tuition once payment of the balance of the tuition is received. Mail Matriculation Fee to the Admissions office. Fee is non-refundable regardless of reason.
Student Activity Fee
KCU requires successful completion of COMLEX I, II and PE prior to graduation. Examinations (COMLEX) by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) require the following fees, which are subject to change. National Board fees are paid directly to:
National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners8765 W. Higgins Rd., Ste. 200Chicago, IL 60631-4174Telephone: (773) 714-0622www.NBOME.org
Some KCU students may also choose to take the USMLE. (This is not required by KCU.)Examinations by the National Board of Medical Examiners (USMLE) require the following fees and should be paid directly to:
National Board of Medical ExaminersP.O. Box 48014Newark, NJ 07101-4814Telephone: (215) 590-9500
National Board of Medical Examiners3750 Market StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19104-3102Telephone: (215) 590-9500www.USMLE.org
No section or clerkship will be credited toward promotion, graduation or subsequent credit if a student has not paid required tuition and fees, including any additional tuition incurred by repeating any portion of the regular program.
Financing your medical school education is very doable if you make wise choices while at KCU. Financial Aid is able to provide you with opportunities to lend money for most areas that you need in order to live and attend school. This budget information is provided to assist you in estimating your monthly budget and managing your available financial resources (e.g., employment earnings, financial aid and assistance from family members) for the 2015-16 academic year. You should calculate your monthly expenses based upon your anticipated expenses for the academic year.
All allowances for expenses:
Monthly expenses in loan eligibility include:
Financial aid funds are to be used solely for educational expenses. It should be noted that the Dept. of Education’s definition of ‘educational expenses’ does not include:
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