Tuition and Financing

We understand that choosing to continue your education and work toward your entrance into the medical field through our Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program is a big decision, both personally and financially. We’re here to help you make an informed decision and equip you with the financial information, support, and resources you need during that process.


It’s important to note there are many factors that will influence your tuition for the Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program. Your tuition will vary depending on the foundational courses you’ve already taken, whether you’re in-state or out-of-state, and how many credits you take each term.

For the 2016-2017 academic year, the average tuition and fees for UVM Post-Baccalaureate Premedical students are:

In-State Tuition: $15,504*

Out-of-State Tuition: $39,120*

*Note: These represent the average tuition paid by students. The amount you pay for your program will vary based on a variety of factors. Be sure to consult your academic advisor. The Program Tuition and Fees chart is available on the Student Financial Services website.

Scholarships for Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Students

Summer Scholarship

The University of Vermont offers a scholarship to the first 25 admitted and enrolled students who are beginning the program in the summer term. The scholarship will cover the cost of one course (3 or 4 credits). To receive the scholarship, you must successfully complete two or more summer courses. There is no need to apply; your advisor will notify you if you are eligible for the scholarship.

$1,000 Hillman Scholarship

Through the generous support of the Hillman Foundation, a $1,000 scholarship is available for a student enrolled in UVM’s Post-Bacc Premed Program. Candidates will be considered based on academic strength, community service, and financial need. To apply for the scholarship, you must complete your FAFSA Application by June 1, and the online scholarship application by July 1.

Financial Aid

The Post-Bacc Premed Program is considered a University of Vermont certificate program, with tuition charged on a per-credit basis up to 12 credits (12 credits is considered full-time enrollment). Post-Bacc Premed students may be eligible for federal financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford and/or Federal PLUS loans, as well as alternative (private) student loans.

To apply for federal financial aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To be eligible for financial aid, you must also demonstrate that you are enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester by completing the “Intent to Enroll” form with your advisor each semester. For more information on the application process for financial aid and alternative student loans, visit the Student Financial Services website.