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Tuition and Fees

Learn about the tuition and fees for our range of medical programs.

MD Program Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are billed on a semester basis for students in Basic Sciences and in Clinical Sciences.

Basic Sciences

Tuition and fees for students in Basic Sciences are due upon registration but no later than fifteen days prior to the first day of classes. Non-payment by the first day of classes may result in registration being canceled.

Tuition and fees are subject to change. Students with an outstanding balance are not eligible to register for the next semester without clearing up that outstanding balance to the satisfaction of the Student Accounts Office. For students in both Basic Sciences and Clinical Sciences, a U.S. $100 late fee will be assessed if tuition and fees are not paid for on time.

Clinical Sciences

Tuition and fees for students in Clinical Sciences are due prior to registration and at least one month prior to the commencement of the semester and/or clinical rotation. Tuition and fees are charged for all clinical rotations. Students in Clinical Sciences will be billed for an entire semester regardless of the starting date as long as the student is anticipated to be in rotations.

Additional charges may be due during fourth year if students choose elective rotations with costs exceeding the standard St. Matthew’s University subsidy rate. Each student will pay a maximum of five clinical sciences semesters (given that no rotations were failed).

MD Program Tuition and Fees

MD Program Basic Science Tuition per Semester (Semesters 1-5)$16,802
Administrative Fee (Semesters 1-5)$5,970
MD Program Clinical Medicine Tuition per Semester (Semesters 6-10)$22,406
Administrative Fee (Semesters 6-10)$4,144
Malpractice Insurance (Semesters 6-10)$260
Part-Time Tuition per Credit Hour$765
Part-Time Administrative Fee per Credit Hour$270
Transcript Request$10
Letter of Reference – first 3 free, thereafter$10
Document copies up to 15 pgs (Over 15 pgs., $1 per page)$15
Leave of Absence Fee$500
Graduation Fee$500
Background Check Fee (Depending on the required extent of search)$50-$250
Late Registration Fee$250
Late Payment Fee$100
Returned Check Fee$35
Non-Refundable Application Fee$75
Cayman Entry Fee**$113
Non-refundable Seat Deposit$500
MD Program Clinical Medicine Tuition per Semester (Semesters 6-10) for students matriculating prior to September 2021: $20,806.

Laptops are required for all students

** Cayman Island Government Fee

Pre-Master’s Program Tuition and Fees

Tuition per Semester $2,500
Other Fees$2,500

Gateway Medical Program Tuition and Fees

Tuition per Semester $7,000
Other Fees$2,500

MD Program Refund policy

All refunds will be made within thirty (30) days of the withdrawal date. Before any refund can be initiated, a withdrawal form must be completed and submitted to the Dean of Basic Science.

Basic Science tuition will be refunded according to the following schedule*:

Prior to the first day of the semester100%
During the first week of the semester93%
During the second week of the semester87%
During the third week of the semester80%
During the fourth week of the semesterNo refund

Any student withdrawing from a clinical rotation, subsequent to assignment and acceptance, will not be subject to a refund on tuition for that semester of rotation.

Any new applicant to St. Matthew’s University requesting withdrawal within three days of payment of the seat deposit to St. Matthew’s shall receive a full refund of all tuition and fees paid.

*All fees, including the first semester seat deposit fee of $500.00 and the $75.00 application fee, are excluded from this refund policy and are not refundable after the first three days’ exemption as previously described.

Other Charges for the MD Program

Students attending Basic Sciences in Grand Cayman will be billed monthly for miscellaneous charges. Payment is due upon receipt of these invoices. Non-payment of accounts will result in the loss of credit privileges on campus.

Pre-Master’s Program Refund policy

All refunds will be made within thirty (30) days of the withdrawal date. Before any refund can be initiated, a withdrawal form must be completed and submitted to the Dean of Basic Science.

Pre-Master’s Program tuition will be refunded according to the following schedule*:

Prior to the first day of the semester100%
During the first week of the semester93%
During the second week of the semester87%
During the third week of the semester80%
During the fourth week of the semesterNo refund

Any new applicant to St. Matthew’s University requesting withdrawal within three days of payment of the seat deposit to St. Matthew’s shall receive a full refund of all tuition and fees paid.

*All fees, including the first-semester seat deposit fee of $500.00 and the $75.00 application fee, are excluded from this refund policy and are not refundable after the first three days’ exemption as previously described.

Gateway Medical Program Refund Policy

  • All students who successfully complete the program receive the Gateway Promote Scholarship, which is an equivalent amount to Gateway tuition and is disbursed over the 10 semesters of medical school.
  • Any students who do not successfully complete the program receive a refund of tuition*.

*Students who decide to withdraw early or do not achieve passing grades are eligible for a refund of tuition.  The refund is limited to program tuition and does not reimburse the costs of the administrative fees.  Students who have taken out a private loan will have their tuition refunded back to the loan provider. Students are responsible for paying any interest on loans, even if tuition is refunded.

PLEASE NOTE: All figures are in USD. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

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