• All budgets are estimated costs and subject to change
• The budget is for the student and educational expenses during the period of enrollment only.
Doctor Of Optometry
|Tuition & Fees|
|Student Body Fees||40||40||40||20|
|SEP/First Year Optometry Kit (cost is subject to change)||2,894||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|AOSA Membership Fee||55||55||55||55|
|Vital Source (cost is subject to change)||1,572||395||N/A||N/A|
|Livescan Finger Printing||95||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|N95 Respiratory Fit Testing||30||30||30||N/A|
|Budget Items/Estimated Costs|
|Living Expenses (R&B/Personal)||24,195||24,195||20,163||24,195|
|Diagnostic Kit (1st year)||1,282||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Lenses & Foreign Body Removal Kit (2nd year)||N/A||2,341||N/A||N/A|
|BIO Optometry Kit (2nd year)||N/A||2,575||N/A||N/A|
|Boards (Part I, Part II ) (part I 3rd yr, part II 4th yr)||N/A||N/A||985||985|
|Boards (Part III) (4th year)||N/A||N/A||N/A||985|
|Total Budget Components||
|Direct Unsubsidized Loan Fees||499||499||452||499|
|Grad PLUS Loan Fees||1,351||1,329||1,109||1,312|
|Total Loan Fees||1,850||1,828||1,561||1,811|
The average indebtedness for the WesternU Doctor of Optometry program for the last 4 years:
This was based on graduates that had WesternU debt.
The Optometry program has two disbursements per academic year. One in the fall before school starts and one in the spring. Please go to Student YOU Portal 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.