Financial Aid

Budget for Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences

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• All Budgets are subject to change

• The budget is for the student and educational expenses during the period of enrollment only.



Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences

($785.00 per unit based on 20 units per academic year)

First Year

 10 Months

Second Year

10  Months

Tuition & Fees    
Tuition $15,700.00 $15,700.00
Student Body Fees $40.00 $40.00
Graduation Fees $0 $350.00
Total Fees $15,740.00 $16,090.00
Budget Items/Estimated Costs    
Books & Supplies (not applicable to this program) $441.00 N/A
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal) $15,804.00 $15,804.00
Transportation $2,742.00 $2,742.00
Total Budget Components $18,987.00 $18,546.00
Loan Fees    
Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Fees $219.00 $219.00
 Grad PLUS Loan Fees $618.00 $614.00
Total Loan Fees $837.00 $833.00
Total Budget $35,564.00 $35,469.00

There were no graduates for the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program for 2015 that had WesternU debt. The average indebtedness for 2016 was $41,502 for those students that graduated with WesternU debt. 2017 the average indebtedness was $14,409.

 The Masters in Biomedical Sciences program has two disbursements per academic year.  One disbursement in the fall before school starts and one in the spring.  Please go to Ban Web for your actual disbursement date information for your program.

 To see a sample of what your loan repayment schedule may look like, please visit the Federal Student Aid Repayment Estimator Calculator.