Tuition & Financial Aid

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Cost of Attendance

The program charges a flat tuition rate for the entire program, $47,160 for the 2024-2025 academic year, divided into three equal payments. Annual increases in tuition are approved by the GW Board of Trustees and usually range between 2.5 and 4%. Tuition costs includes laboratory fees and the MCAT/DAT or GRE preparatory course offered by Kaplan Review. Living expenses and incidentals are not included in tuition and fees rates.

Visit the Office of Financial Aid School of Medicine and Health Sciences for help with:

  • Calculating estimated cost of attendance including living expenses and eligibility for financial aid
  • Applying for Federal Stafford Loan
  • Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):
    • Both the current and next academic year FASFA forms must be completed to apply for federal financial aid for the full duration of the program (i.e., for those entering the program in Summer 2024, both the 2023-2024 and 2024-2025 FASFA forms should be completed).  
    • All students should use GW Medical School Financial Aid Office code E00197 
    • Note that the program is classified as a post-degree at the undergraduate level.
    • Applicants are encouraged to complete the FASFA forms no later than March 1 of the year in which they are applying to the program. The deadline for completing the current year FAFSA is June 30 of each year. 
    • Students who have already completed the current year FAFSA (e.g., currently in an undergraduate program completing their bachelor's degree) may amend their existing FASFA with GW Medical School Financial Aid Office code (E00197).

Please visit the Student Accounts Office for help with:

  • Current tuition rates and other fees
  • Understanding your bill and the online billing system (Student Account eBill)
  • Changes to your bill if you drop a course


GW Scholarships: Commensurate with the SMHS mission, the post-baccalaureate pre-medicine/pre-dental, and pre-PA program is dedicated to recruiting and educating a health care workforce able to meet societal needs. As such, there are a limited number of scholarships available for qualified applicants based on need and/or merit. These scholarships are given on a first-come, first-served basis and no additional application is required.

Yellow Ribbon Scholarships: GW participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program offered by the US Department of Defense to eligible veterans. For more information, please visit

The GW Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medicine Program meets the eligibility requirements for Department of Education Title IV federal financial aid. See the Gainful Employment Disclosure for more information.