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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.

Tuition & Fees

First Year
11 Months
Second Year
10 Months
Third Year
12 Months
Fourth Year
12 Months
Podiatry ISAC
12 Months
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

First Year
11 Months
Second Year
10 Months
Third Year
12 Months
Fourth Year
12 Months
Podiatry ISAC
12 Months
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 3,404 5,196  6,446 6,161 4,029
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 26,829 26,884 31,241 35,662 29,469

Loan Fees

First Year
11 Months
Second Year
10 Months
Third Year
12 Months
Fourth Year
12 Months
Podiatry ISAC
12 Months
 Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Fees 475 452 499 499 499
Grad PLUS Loan Fees 1,119 1,131  1,102  1,303 1,138
Total Loan Fees 1,594 1,583 1,601 1,802 1,637
 Total Budget 72,533 70,219 74,344 79,292 75,216

 

  • 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.