Tuition and Financial Aid

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In order for your application to be processed, you are required to submit an application fee of $50. We will send you a link with payment instructions within 24-48 hours to the email you list on your application. CUSM uses PayPal as a payment service.

Office of Financial Aid Mission Statement

Both CUSM and the Office of Financial Aid are committed to offering financial aid alternatives and solutions to student financial needs toward medical school. Financial assistance programs include federal, private, and institutional assistance programs. We are currently pending approval for our institution to participate in VA Benefits for our veterans and veteran dependent students.

Welcome Letter

On behalf of the California University of Science and Medicine, we would like to welcome you to your first step of your academic and professional career. The California University of Science and Medicine encourages the study of Medicine through compassion, diversity, and leadership. Both our pedagogy and mission are to ensure equitable accessibility to health education and medicine.

Pete Eveland

Pete Eveland, Dean of Academic Affairs

Anna Cosio

Anna Cosio, Director of Financial Aid

Services We Offer

Federal Financial Aid

  • FAFSA Application
  • Federal School code: G42908
  • Apply as early as October 1st


Advising and Counseling Assistance

  • 1 on 1 FAFSA Application assistance(PDF)
  • Debt Management Awareness(see Canvas)
  • Minimize and prevent overborrowing for the Academic Year
  • Budgeting student loan borrowing for the Academic Year
  • Graduate PLUS Loan assistance
  • Scholarship Assistance
  • In-School Deferment verification

Fall 2022 Spring 2023 Total
Tuition: $18,250.00 $18,250.00 $36,500.00
Registration Fees: $100 $100 $200
Miscellaneous Fees: $1,150 $1,150 $2,300
STRF Fees: $97.50 $97.50
Total $19,597.50 $19,500 $39,097.50

Miscellaneous Fees* include textbooks which will be provided electronically, association fee, disability insurance and other fees

Other Resources of Financial Aid

Payment, Billing & Stipends/Refunds

  • Please refer to the Office of Student Business Services at