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School of Medicine

Dual-Degree Billing Schedules

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M.D./J.D. at the University of Houston Law Center

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Students in the M.D./J.D. dual degree program are charged tuition according to the rates effective at the school in which they are enrolled each term.


M.D./M.B.A. at Rice University

Students in the MBA dual-degree program begin business school at Rice University after their third year of medical school.  They are billed standard medical school charges for the first three years of the program and are then billed charges according to the following timeline.  All fees are billed at the standard Medical Student rate for the academic year.

Fall following completion of MS3 year - billed July 1

  • Tuition: No tuition is charged
  • Fees:
    Annual Long-Term Disability Insurance
    Yearbook Fee
    Student Services Fee
    Malpractice Insurance
    Health Insurance (6 months, unless waiver is approved)

Spring - billed Jan. 2

  • Tuition: No tuition is charged
  • Fees:
    Student Services Fee
    Malpractice Insurance
    Health Insurance (6 months, unless waiver is approved)

Fall - billed July 1

  • Tuition: Texas residents are charged $1,500 and non-residents are charged $3,500
  • Fees:
    Annual Long-Term Disability Insurance
    Yearbook Fee
    Student Services Fee
    Malpractice Insurance
    Health Insurance (6 months, unless waiver is approved)

Spring - billed Jan. 2

Students return to Baylor in the spring as fourth-year medical students. They are charged standard spring MS4 tuition and fees.

Rice University tuition and fees must be paid directly to that institution. Students should consult with the dual-degree program director for more information.

 

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M.D./M.P.H. at The University of Texas School of Public Health

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Students in the M.P.H. program can begin their year at The University of Texas School of Public Health (UTSPH) either in May or September following their third year in medical school.

Due to differences between the Baylor and UTSPH academic calendars, there may be a 1-to-2 month gap between the end of the student’s MS3 year and the beginning of the M.P.H. program, and/or between the conclusion of the M.P.H. program and the beginning of Baylor's fall term. During these periods, M.D./M.P.H. students may either:

  • Register for the USMLE Preparation Course (see below) and be billed accordingly – OR –
  • Be billed standard fourth year medical student tuition and fees, subject to the institutional refund and LOA return policies. This option allows students to do clinical rotations during this time.

Students should consult with the dual-degree program director for more information.

Dual-Degree Students Taking the USMLE

The USMLE Preparation Course is offered at the end of spring term and at the beginning of fall term. Students are not permitted to do clinical rotations while enrolled in the USMLE Preparation Course.

Students enrolled in the USMLE Preparation Course are charged tuition of $125 per month plus long-term disability insurance. In addition, they are billed for malpractice and health insurance for the months of enrollment in the USMLE Preparation Course.

Students may enroll in the USMLE Preparation Course for one or two months according to these guidelines:

  • Spring: Students may register for the months of both May and June OR the month of June only.
  • Fall: Students may register for the months of both July and August OR the month of July only.

M.D./Ph.D. - Medical Scientist Training Program

Please refer to MSTP Admissions for information on M.D./Ph.D. student funding.