The following entries estimate your probable expenditures during the program.  Each individual situation may vary.

Health Insurance

We strongly encourage everyone to have adequate health insurance.  For insurance information, and links to plans, please review the information at

ACLS Certification

Description Cost
Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
needed before beginning the clinical year.
(*First time certification cost $275 or Recertification cost $200)
$275 or $200

Equipment and Supplies

Description Cost
Books and Handouts
(An additional $100 will be required for the poster presentation for the Capstone Project)
(Oto-ophthalmoscope, blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, reflex hammer, penlight, tuning fork, clinical jacket, etc.)
Computer & Software $3,000
ePocrates Software – $150 (one year) or $250 (for two years) $400
Patient Logging Software (second year only) $100

Travel Expenses

Description Cost
Travel Expenses (mostly a senior year expense – estimated)
Students should be prepared to travel for clerkship rotations, preceptorships. If an international health rotation is arranged this is not included in the travel expense estimate. Summer quarter 2019 requires students to be on the UW Seattle campus for 6 weeks. Students will also be required to be on campus the second summer for 2 weeks. If you are not from the Seattle area, travel and housing costs must be budgeted.