Financial Aid

Budget for Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSPS)

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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 Pharmaceutical Sciences

(Cost per unit $774.00 based on 20 units per year)

First Year

10 Months

Second Year

10 Months

Tuition & Fees    
Tuition $15,480.00 $15,480.00
Student Body Fees (not applicable to this program) $0 $0
Graduation Fees N/A $350.00
Total Fees $15,480.00 $15,830.00
Budget Items/Estimated Costs    
Books & Supplies (not applicable to this program) $0 $0
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal) $18,220.00 $18,220.00
Transportation $2,973.00 $2,973.00
Total Budget Components $21,193.00 $21,193.00
Loan Fees    
Direct Unsubsidized Loan Fees $218.00 $218.00
Grad PLUS Loan Fees $696.00 $711.00
Total Fees $914.00 $929.00
Total Budget $37,587.00 $37,952.00

There were no graduates for the Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences program for 2015, 2017 and 2019 that had WesternU debt. the average indebtedness for 2014 was $18,080, for 2016 was $532 and for 2018 the average indebtedness was $862.

The Pharmacy 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.


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