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MD Program

At Yale School of Medicine, MD applicants are admitted regardless of their ability to pay, and our financial aid meets the full calculated need for every student. We believe it’s vital to ensure that medical school is within reach for students of all backgrounds, resulting in a medical work force that better reflects the population it serves.

Application Process

We recommend that applicants who plan to apply for financial aid have their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and CSS Profile Application (if applicable) on file with us before the time of acceptance.

To assist you with the financial aid process, we have created a checklist of the materials you need to complete.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Please visit this section to learn how to apply for financial aid if you are not a permanent resident or citizen of the US.

Students receiving financial aid packages must also maintain yearly Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).

Deadline Reminder

Please be aware of our recommended deadline date. If your financial aid application is not completed by the deadline, you may not have your financial aid award in time.

  • New Students:
    • February 26th - MD and Campus PA
    • September 1st - PA Online
  • Returning Students: April 16th

Please check your Yale SIS account for missing documents and award information.

IMPORTANT: When providing international taxes, please make sure documents are notarized and all amounts are transcribed to US currency. Failure to do so will result in your application being returned to you as incomplete.

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MD Budget

The total cost of attending medical school includes tuition, room and board, books, transportation, health insurance and other expenses. The School of Medicine calculates aid based on an estimated cost of attendance, with allowances added for married students and/or students with dependents.

It is important to note that the first year budget is based on ten months and the last year budget is based on nine months.

The following pages give applicants and students a summary of current and past cost of attending the School of Medicine for one academic year.

Do You Need Accessibility Help?

If you need assistance with any of the resources on this page, please reach out directly to:

Jennifer Pozika
Senior Administrative Assistant
Office of Financial Aid
Yale Medical School

Telephone: 203.785.3172
Fax: 203.436.9762