Tuition

2020-2021 academic year

  • $53,844 per year, full-time

Fees

Registration fee

  • $250.00 per year

University health fee*

  • $1,240.00 per academic year 

Student Health Insurance Plan (BC/BS)

  • $3,922.00 per academic year 

*Full-time students are required to pay the University health fee and, if they do not have other insurance, will have to purchase the BC/BS Student Health Insurance Plan. The BC/BS Student Health Insurance Plan fee may be waived with proper documentation. Students in the 2-year part-time accelerated program will be charged half the cost of tuition ($26,922) for the 2020-2021 academic year.

A complete breakdown of the 2020-2021 Cost of Attendance can be found at https://hms.harvard.edu/education-admissions/masters-degree-programs/financial-aid/cost-attendance

Financial Aid

U.S citizens and U.S. permanent residents may be eligible to apply for financial aid through Harvard Medical School. Information about Graduate Student Financial Aid for Master’s students can be found at https://hms.harvard.edu/education-admissions/masters-degree-programs/financial-aid 

The MBI program is not able to offer direct scholarship support to students at this time. All prospective students are encouraged to seek sources of outside funding to support their studies. Possible opportunities can be found on the Harvard University Committee on General Scholarship Funds website at scholarships.harvard.edu.

Opportunities for reduced tuition from Harvard Medical School are as follows:

Master's Program Tuition Discount for Faculty and Staff at HMS and Affiliated Institutions

Full-time, benefits-eligible faculty and staff at HMS and affiliated institutions/hospitals are eligible for a scholarship equivalent to 10% of the tuition rate for any of the HMS Master's Degree Programs (tuition only). Prospective students who are eligible should indicate this in the appropriate field of the application. 


Dean's Scholarship for Harvard Medical School Master's Students

Beginning in Fall 2021, Harvard Medical School is offering a new scholarship opportunity equivalent to 15% of the full-time tuition rate for any of the HMS Master's Degree Programs. This scholarship opportunity is available to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents only. Only students who have applied and received an offer of admission to the program are able to apply for this scholarship. Details can be found on the Master's Programs Financial Aid Website


Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research Scholarship

The Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research (DHFMR) offers tuition support to a limited number of selected candidates in the form of tuition reductions.   Reductions will be funded at no more than 50% of tuition to candidates from the GCC and MENA region*, and candidates living and working in the GCC and MENA region, regardless of nationality. Tuition support is awarded on the basis of merit and financial need. 

*The GCC and MENA Region includes: Algeria | Bahrain | Djibouti | Egypt | Iraq | Israel | Jordan| Kuwait | Lebanon | Libya | Malta | Morocco | Oman | Qatar | Saudi Arabia | Syria | Tunisia | United Arab Emirates | West Bank and Gaza | Yemen

Eligible applicants will be contacted about this opportunity upon offer of admission to the program.  


Housing Resources

HMS has a list of housing resources that can be found here:

Harvard University Housing

Off Campus Housing

Vanderbilt Hall

Housing for Students with Disabilities