Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

BSHEq Program Tuition and Fees


Cost of Attendance for the BSHEq Program in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences


The Cost of Attendance is the combination of the direct expenses billed to you by Baylor College of Medicine and the estimated costs of living you will incur as a student. That cost of attendance is the maximum amount you will be able to receive in financial aid while you are studying at Baylor College of Medicine.

BSHEq Program 2024-2025 Cost of AttendanceTexas Residents:
Non-Texas Residents:

Direct Expenses  - Tuition, Fees, and Insurance

The following tables show the direct expenses that are billed to students attending the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Biomedical Sciences and Health Equity. All amounts billed are split between Fall and Spring unless otherwise specified. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Students are required to participate in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) offered by the school unless they are covered by a comparable plan and have received approval for a waiver from the Student Benefits Office.

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 Texas Residents Non-Texas Residents 

Total for 2024-2025 Academic Year:

Billed in Fall 2024:
Billed in Spring 2025: 





Health Insurance ($498.00/month)**$6,139.80$6,139.80
Matriculation Fee (Fall Only)$100$100
Lab Materials Fee$131$131
Curriculum Resources Fee (incl. test prep)$1,800$1,800
Documentation Fee$100$100
Academic Success Center Fee (OSTS)$150$150
Educational IT Fee$375$375
Student Activities Fee$75$75
Student Services Fee (OSTS)$38$38
Diploma Fee (Spring Only)$50$50
**In Fall, students are billed health insurance for the last 10 days of July at $16.38/day, plus 5 months at the monthly premium rate for a total of $2,653.80.  Students are billed for 7 months of health insurance in Spring.

Indirect Expenses  - Estimated Cost of Living

Cost of living are estimates of expenses that you will incur to go to school that you will not pay directly to Baylor College of Medicine. These costs you may have already budgeted, such as housing expenses, food, and transportation. The Office of Student Financial Aid will provide you with an estimate of these costs based on sample data, using both the Cost of Living index and the number of months you will be enrolled at Baylor. The charts used to estimate student expenses are included below.

 Texas Residents Non-Texas Residents 
Total Indirect Expenses - 2024-2025$37,004$37,004
Books, Course Materials, Supplies and Equipment $600$600
Transportation $4,630$4,630
Living Expenses, Housing and Food $28,226$28,226
Miscellaneous $3,332$3,332
Loan Fees$216$216

Tuition & Fees for Prior Academic Years