This top 10 United States medical school offering free tuition

This top 10 United States medical school offering free tuition

New York University on Thursday announced that it will be providing all of its medical students with full tuition scholarships, no matter their financial situation. The school will refund out-of-pocket tuition payments already made for the current year, and return loans students may have taken out.

By taking tuition costs off the table, NYU Associate Dean of Admissions Rafael Rivera said he hopes to level the playing field for students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds. "It was awesome to see the emotions on their faces". Langone Health, told The New York Times.

The skyrocketing cost of tuition can lead to hundreds of thousand of dollars in debt, which can be out of line with potential earnings, has been a source of much debate across the nation.

Seventy-five percent of doctors in the USA graduated with debt, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the median current debt of a graduating student is $202,000. That debt pressure can steer new doctors away from research, community-based work and general practice, which may not be as highly paid as medical specialties.

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According to The Wall Street Journal, the institution has so far raised over $450 million of the almost $600 million it needs to fully cover the costs of its medical students' tuition. The school will provide full-tuition scholarships for 92 first-year students-another 10 are already covered through M.D./PhD programs-as well as 350 students already partway through the M.D. -only degree program.

The free-tuition initiative began more than a decade ago when NYU created an endowment for that objective.

Students would still be on the hook for other costs related to their attendance, such as room and board, fees, health insurance, licensing exam charges. Tuition had been set at $55,018 for the coming year.

The crushing weight of debt that medical education places on students-debt that averaged some $191,000 across all schools and more than $206,000 for private schools in 2017, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)-has consequences for prospective students and the future contours of US medicine alike.

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