Tuition & Financial Support

Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year is $48,745. On notification of acceptance, prospective MBS students are required to pay a non-refundable program deposit of $250. For those who do matriculate, the program deposit is applied to the cost of tuition.

Upon matriculation, additional fees (health insurance, student health, drug/alcohol screen, graduate student activity and services, recreation, technology, transcript, and parking permit) will be due.

Tuition and fees are Board of Trustees mandated and subject to change.

Financial Aid

Students are responsible for ensuring that they have the means to support themselves and the ability to pay tuition and fees due the university.

Please visit Duke School of Medicine Financial Aid website for more information.


All accepted applicants for full-time study in the MBS program are automatically considered for limited tuition scholarships from the Program. An applicant’s completed application materials serve as the scholarship application.

Duke Employee Tuition Assistance

Faculty and other Duke employees may be eligible for the university's Employee Tuition Assistance Program.

Health Insurance. All students are required to carry full major medical health insurance throughout their enrollment in the program. If the student does not elect to take the Duke Student Accident and Hospitalization Insurance policy, evidence of other comparable health insurance coverage must be provided. The Student Health Fee is mandatory for all students.

Summary of Tuition, Fees, and Living Expenses

For a summary of the estimated costs for the 2022-2023 academic year for the Master of Biomedical Sciences program, please visit our Financial Aid Office webpage. Tuition, Fees, and Living Allowance amounts are Board of Trustees mandated and subject to change.