Student Fees

Click on any of the items below to view a detailed summary of the fee.

Administration Fee

This is a mandatory fee for maintaining enrollment in a program for all students.

Class Dues

This fee is assessed to medical students for class activities and events.

Disability Insurance

This is a mandatory fee and required coverage for all students in specific programs at WCM to remain in compliance with AMA requirements for lab and clinical work. More information can be found here.

Educational Facility Fee

This fee covers facility maintenance and access to campus buildings and labs.

Graduation Fee

This mandatory fee covers the administrative activities associated with the graduation and conferral process.  

Health Record Fee

This fee is assessed to any student who is not assessed the Health Service Fee. It is used to cover the cost for Student Health Services to process immunizations and medical records.

Health Service Fee

This is a mandatory fee assessed to all students for services and resources provided by the Student Health Services. Exceptions to this fee include:

  • Any student who can show proof of employment with Weill Cornell Medicine or an affiliate (NYP, MSK, HSS, Lincoln)

Please contact student accounting to complete the Health Service Fee Waiver if you are eligible and for more details. A letter of verification proving employment will be required. 

Housing Fee

Weill Cornell Medicine provides housing to students, postdoctoral associates, and faculty members. Learn more about housing eligibility, housing options, and the application process here.

Students in the MD and MSPA programs, are assessed the housing charges to their student account each term that they are enrolled in housing. The housing rate assigned by room determines the amount assessed to your student account each term. Housing fees vary depending on occupancy and all charges are predetermined by the Weill Cornell Medicine Housing Office. Information regarding the monthly cost can be found on the housing website under the “Our Buildings” tab.

The number of months a student is charged each term varies on the program and is included on the Tuition and Fee breakout.

Miscellaneous charges may be added to your student account for lost keys, repairs or housing adjustments. Charges are adjusted as they are received by the housing office. Notifications regarding charges/adjustments on an account will be sent to the student’s Weill Cornell Medicine email and any balance will be due upon receipt.  If the adjustment results in a refund due, the refund policy will apply.

All questions regarding housing charges should be directed to the Student Housing Office

Library Fee

This is a mandatory fee assessed to all students for the use of the library and applicable resources. This includes the cost for all program/software licenses available for student’s use.

Matriculation Fee

A mandatory fee for maintaining enrollment in the program for all students and includes registration and promotion activity.

Research Fee

A mandatory fee assessed for all MSPA students for the use of the library and applicable resources. This includes the cost for all program/software licenses available for student’s use.

Software Fee

Fee for software related to the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) practice and review.

Program Fee

This is a fee assessed to students enrolled in the Student Health Plan (SHP) and covers the administrative costs associated with the plan.

Technology Fee

This fee is for rendering technology resources and services to enhance the learning experience.  All students across all programs are charged the same annual amount.  

Textbook Fee

The MSMBA Program charges their students for textbooks and other materials they use for the duration of the program via a textbook fee charged to the student account each term.  Students are able to waive this fee through LEARN in the Forms section of Financial Aid & Billing.

Transportation Fee

Weill Cornell Medicine will provide limited transportation services for medical students commuting to affiliated hospitals. Any deviation from this policy requires special approval from the Assistant Dean, Clinical Curriculum.

For more information regarding the shuttle services available, please see the Transportation Guidelines and Policies in the Weill Cornell Medical College Student Handbook (p. 94).

University Fee

A mandatory and inclusive fee for all University services provided by the MD program.  

For more details, please see:

  • Matriculation Fee
  • Library Fee
  • Educational Facility Fee

Contact Student Accounting 

1300 York Avenue, Room C-114
New York, NY 10065

Telephone: (646) 962-3475
Fax: (212) 746-5981

student-accounting@med.cornell.edu