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TUITION PAYMENTS AND REFUNDS
WITHDRAWALS AND REFUNDS
TUITION REFUNDS, BASIC SCIENCES
The following fees are non-refundable:
- Reservation fee
- Administrative surcharge
UNIVERSITY REFUND POLICY
A student who withdraws or who is dismissed, or otherwise fails to complete the period of enrollment for which he or she was charged will receive a refund of University charges based on the following chart. The refund is determined by the student's effective date of separation, which is the last recorded date of attendance (LDA)
The amount of a refund for students who withdraw from the school for any term is:
- Three weeks prior to first class meeting 50% - minus seat reservation fee
- Two weeks prior to first class meeting 25% - minus seat reservation fee
- Less than two weeks prior to first class 0%
Important:The University does not penalize students in any way for transferring out or withdrawing from the school. The University will provide a refund within 12-15 weeks from the date of an official refund request, upon approval by the Financial Department. If a student takes AWOL (Absent Without Official Leave) or without submitting a Withdrawal Form, no refund will be provided.
Failure to pay current semester charges may cause your schedule to be canceled. Unpaid charges on your account may prevent you from registering for an upcoming term. Defaulters may not be able to register for classes and are liable for a penalty of 10%. Official requests, transcripts, grade reports, etc. may not be issued until all dues are cleared.
Please Note: The University reserves the right to change tuition and other fees as well as refund policy at any time, without prior notice.
REPEATED COURSE BILLING & REFUND POLICY
(PRE-CLINICAL SCIENCE PROGRAM ONLY)
Students repeating coursework from a prior semester will be charged at a rate of $1,200 per repeated course. Repeated course tuition charges will be billed within the semester the repeated coursework is taken. Repeated course tuition charges will not alter the amount due on an invoice for a semester tuition charge, Pre-Clinical Science tuition will not be pro-rated or cancelled because of repeated coursework.* If any tuition bill is not paid in full, repeated course students will be subject to late fees and blocked from attending all courses. Each and every student is charged a maximum of five Pre-Clinical Science semester tuitions for the Pre-Clinical Science program (there are five semesters in the Pre-Clinical Science Program). The repeated course tuition charges are the only charges, related to tuition, a student may have to pay in addition to the five Pre-Clinical Science semester tuition charges. In the event a student withdraws, transfers, or is dismissed from WUHS, any Pre-Clinical Science tuition or repeated course tuition paid for, but not yet consumed, will be refunded in 12 to 15 weeks. **Pre-Clinical Science tuition and repeated course tuition is considered 100% consumed after the third week of class for any given semester. For more information on the Pre-Clinical Science tuition refund policy please see the Pre-Clinical Sciences billing & refund policy.
CLINICAL SCIENCES BILLING & REFUND POLICY
In order to complete the MD program, after five semesters of Pre-Clinical Science, students are required to complete 6 semesters (76 weeks) of clinical rotations. Tuition for Clinical Sciences is $7,600 for the full 12-week semester not including applicable associated clinical fees. Tuition will be billed to the student and must be paid within the due dates specified on the tuition bill. Clinical Sciences tuition cannot be prorated and once begun, cannot be refunded. Cancellation policy is applied as described in the Clinical Rotations Cancellation Policy.
Important Note: In the event of a past due balance, students will be limited in receiving services from the school, including access to NBME registration, library journals, transcripts, enrollment certificates, exam certifications and clinical rotations.
Payment plans are available for students on a case-by-case basis. Eligibility criteria are as follows:
- Must not have defaulted on a payment plan previously
- Must have paid all previous tuition on time, without late fee
- Must comply with all the requirements of the payment plan
- Must apply for the payment plan before the due date of the invoice
Past due invoices cannot be put on a payment plan.
Note on non-refundable fees and charges:
- Late fees are non-refundable
- Any testing or other fees that have not been paid for at the time of consumption are non-refundable and are deducted from the refund amount.
Please note that the issuance of the refund takes an average of 12 to 15 weeks from the time the refund is approved by the school. Also note that refunds are issued in the form of a check, in U.S. Dollars and no other requests regarding this will be entertained.
CLINICAL ROTATION CANCELLATION POLICY
During the MD program students are required to complete 76 weeks of Clinical Science. The 76 weeks are to be completed as 48 weeks of core rotations and 28 weeks of elective rotations at WUHS affiliated clinical facilities. Students must contact the Clinical Department in order to be scheduled and placed in clinical rotations. Certain documents are necessary for this process and need to be sent in to the Clinical Department. When all or some of these documents are received, the Clinical Department will schedule the student for the rotation and notify the student of the precise start date.
Cancellation : Rotation slots are highly competitive. As such, cancelling a scheduled rotation will result in the following.
If a student cancels/reschedules a rotation for any reason within two weeks of the start date of the rotation, a rotation cancellation fee of $600 plus any third-party fees resulting from the cancellation will be assessed to student. In certain exceptional cases, a student may cancel/reschedule a rotationif they provide a valid reason (sickness, death in the family, etc.) that is approved by the Clinical Department. It is at the discretion of WUHS to determine and approve the validity of the reason for cancellation. If not approved, a rotation cancellation fee of $600 will be charged.
Candidates are evaluated on the basis of academic performance, the nature and depth of scholarly, extracurricular, and health care related activities during college years (excellence and balance of the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities); academic letters of evaluation; and the personal interview.