Budget for Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

 

   2021/2022

• All budgets are estimated costs and subject to change.

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

 

2021/2022

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

First Year

10 Months

Second Year

10 Months

Third Year

10 Months

Fourth Year

A & B Starts

11 Months

Fourth Year

C & D Starts

11 Months

           
Tuition & Fees          
Tuition 56,535 56,535 56,535 56,535 56,535
Student Body Fees 40 40 40 40 40
Graduation fees 0 0 0 350 350
SAVMA (covers all 4 years) 12 N/A N/A N/A N/A
SEP/Medical Equipment 350 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Fees 56,937 56,575 56,575 56,925 56,925
Budget Items/Estimated Costs          
Books & Supplies 620 0 0 0 0
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal) 18,844 18,844 18,844 20,729 20,729
Transportation 2,800 2,800 6,648 8,280 7,392
Vet Med National Boards N/A N/A N/A 1,050 1,050
Membership Dues N/A N/A N/A 100 100
Background Check & Finger Printing N/A N/A N/A 100 100
Total Budget Components 22,264 21,644 25,492 30,259 29,371
Loan Fees          
Direct Unsubsidized Loan Fees 452 452 452 475 475
Grad PLUS Loan Fees 1,561 1,520 1,683 1,806 1,768
Total Loan Fees 2,013 1,972 2,135 2,281 2,243
           
Total Budget 81,214 80,191 84,202 89,465 88,539
           

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

2017 Graduates $270,164
2018 Graduates $265,558
2019 Graduates $259,225
2020 Graduates $273,131

This was based on graduates that had WesternU debt.

The Veterinary 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.