Budget for Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM)

 

2022/2023

•  All budgets are estimated costs and subject to change.

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

*Please note:  Intensive Summer Anatomy Course ( Podiatry ISAC) – Students are selected for this course based on GPA and MCAT scores, as well as previous course work in anatomy. No separate fee is charged as the student registers for medical school upon matriculation into this course. Upon completion of ISAC, students will resume the anatomy curriculum by participating in the Head and Neck section, which occurs in the latter portion of the Medical Gross Anatomy Course. Students who complete ISAC with a minimum grade of 80% are potentially eligible to assist the faculty during the Gross Anatomy portion of the regular Medical Gross Anatomy course.

 
 

2022/2023

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

First Year

11 Months

Second Year

 10 Months

Third Year

12 Months

Fourth Year

12 Months

 

Podiatry ISAC

12 Months

             
Tuition & Fees            
Tuition 41,383 41,383 41,383 41,383   41,383
Student Body Fees  40  40  20  20    40
Graduation Fees N/A N/A N/A  350   N/A
Top Hat 24 24 24 N/A   24
APMSA Membership  75 75 75 75   75
iPad 1,345 N/A N/A N/A   1,345
SEP/Medical Equipment (cost is subject to change) 1,243 N/A N/A N/A   1,243
USMLE Scholar Rx 360 + subscription  N/A 230 N/A N/A   N/A
Total Fees 44,110 41,752 41,502 41,828   44,110
Budget Items/Estimated Costs            
Books & Supplies  1,145  0  0 0   1,145
Medical Equipment 0 600 600 0   0
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal) 22,180 20,163  24,195 24,195   24,195
Transportation 3,186 4,864  6,034 5,766   3,771
Boards – APMLE Part I N/A  925  N/A N/A    N/A 
Boards – APMLE Part II N/A  N/A  N/A  925   N/A 
CPSE Exam Part II N/A N/A N/A 1,230   N/A
CPSE PA Travel N/A N/A N/A 1,100   N/A
Limit License N/A N/A  N/A   131   N/A 
Background Check/Drug Screening 100 N/A   N/A  N/A   100
Membership Dues/ACFAS N/A  N/A  N/A  180   N/A
CASPR Application Fees  N/A N/A N/A   350   N/A 
CRIP – Centralized Residency Interview Program/Travel N/A  N/A N/A   1,300   N/A 
CPR/ACLS N/A N/A  N/A   90   N/A 
Total Budget Components 26,611 26,552 30,829 35,267   29,211
 Loan Fees            
 Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Fees 475 452 499 499   499
 Grad PLUS Loan Fees 1,110 1,101  1,085  1,286   1,127
Total Loan Fees  1,585 1,553 1,584 1,785   1,626
             
 Total Budget 72,306 69,857 73,915 78,880   74,947

The average indebtedness for the WesternU Doctor of Podiatric Medicine program for the last 4 years:

2018 Graduates $237,629
2019 Graduates $218,242
2020 Graduates $241,833
2021 Graduates $261,832

 This was based on graduates that had WesternU debt.

The Podiatric Medicine 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.