Cost of Attendance – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Students

Estimated annual expenses for full time DVM students

First year students:

2016-2017
NC Residents
Out of State Residents
Tuition & Fees
$18,516
$43,753
Books & Supplies
$1,500
$1,500
Living Allowance
$13,039
$13,039
Personal Expenses/Travel
$4,914
$4,914
Loan Fees
$344
$344
TOTAL
$38,313
$63,550

Second year students:

2016-2017
NC Residents
Out of State Residents
Tuition & Fees $18,516 $43,753
Books & Supplies $1,700 $1,700
Living Allowance $13,039 $13,039
Personal Expenses/Travel $4,914 $4,914
Loan Fees $344 $344
TOTAL $38,513 $63,750

Third year students:

2016-2017
NC Residents
Out of State Residents
Tuition & Fees $18,516 $43,753
Books & Supplies $4,600 $4,600
Living Allowance $13,039 $13,039
Personal Expenses/Travel $4,914 $4,914
Loan Fees $344 $344
TOTAL $41,413 $66,650

Fourth year students:

2016-2017
NC Residents
Out of State Residents
Tuition & Fees $18,516 $43,753
Books & Supplies $1,850 $1,850
Living Allowance $13,039 $13,039
Personal Expenses/Travel $4,914 $4,914
Loan Fees $344 $344
TOTAL $38,663 $63,900

Health insurance expenses are not included in the total cost of attendance.  Students who purchase the University’s health insurance plan may contact their financial aid counselor to request the expense be included in their individual cost of attendance.

*Indicated costs are good faith estimates. Tuition and fees are finalized with the NC Legislature vote in late summer.

Direct Costs (billed):  
Direct costs are billed by the University Cashier’s Office.

  • Tuition and fees are billed through the University Cashier’s Office several weeks before the beginning of each semester.

Indirect Costs (not billed):
Indirect costs are not billed by the University Cashier’s Office and are not directly paid by financial aid. These costs are based on averages of expenses reported by NC State Students.  For personal budgeting purposes, you can use your own estimates for indirect expenses based on your expected personal spending and circumstances.

      • Off-campus Rent
      • Off-campus Food
      • Books and Supplies
      • Personal Expenses
      • Travel Expenses

CALCULATE YOUR OWN ESTIMATED EXPENSES

My Tuition and Fees are $_________________
My total direct costs equal
+ $_______________ (D)
My budget for Off Campus Rent is + $_______________
My budget for Off Campus Food is + $_______________
My budget for Books and Supplies is + $_______________
My budget for Personal expenses is + $_______________
My budget for travel expenses is + $_______________
My total indirect costs equal
= $_______________ (I)
My TOTAL costs equal
= $______________(D+I)

CALCULATE YOUR OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS

Total Costs (see D+I above)   $_________________
Minus Financial Aid package
– $_________________
My TOTAL out of pocket costs equal
= $_________________

ESTIMATE YOUR REFUND

My financial aid package   $_________________
Minus my total direct costs (see D above)
– $_________________
Equals my estimated refund for indirect costs
= $_________________