Medical School Costs

The following chart outlines some of the basic costs you will encounter during your medical school education at the Cumming School of Medicine. Tuition and general fees are set by main campus. Please note: In November 2019, the Alberta Government ended the provincial freeze on tuition. The costs represented in the table below are current as of Fall 2020.

The UCalgary calendar of fees for all terms can be found here.

For the 2020-2021 Academic Year

Medical school costs

Other Costs Year 1

Medical school costs
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General Fees Only

Medical school costs

Some typical Clerkship costs:

AFMC Electives Portal registration fee

($100 minimum, $250 maximum – depending on where you apply)

Travel costs (flights)

for out-of-Calgary or out-of-province electives (including accommodation)

CaRMS registration fee

plus additional fees for additional programs

Flights and other travel costs

for CaRMS interviews

MCCQE Part 1 licensing exam

(budget $1000 to $1500)

Costs associated with owning a vehicle

(gas, insurance, maintenance)