At the beginning of their course of study, all Aureus students are required to pay a one-time, non-refundable enrollment/administrative fee of USD $795.00 in addition to the USD $49.00 application fee.Tuition fees are due on first of the month prior to the month of commencement of the semester (i.e. December 1st, April 1st and August 1st). If fees are not paid on time, cancellation may occur and a USD $250 late fee will be applied upon reinstatement.Citizens of Aruba are awarded a 50% tuition scholarship by the Aruban government.Fees should be paid to the university’s United States admissions office by certified check, bank draft, or money order. Checks can be made payable to AUREUS, LLC in US dollars.ADDITIONAL GENERAL COSTS – FOOD AND LODGING Food and lodging can range from $900 to $1200 per month depending on individual habits and preferences. Housing expenses usually vary depending on the type of apartment preferred and whether or not you are sharing with roommates. When sharing apartments with roommates rental rates can be brought down to as low as $500 per month. Food expenses vary, once again, depending on individual taste and habit. The breakdown of fees for the 4 Year MD Degree program is outlined below. Please note that all fees are in US Dollars.4 YEAR MD DEGREE PROGRAMBASIC SCIENCES
TOTAL FOR BASIC SCIENCES
STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR TRANSPORTATION AND LIVING EXPENSES.LAB FEE All students are required to pay a one-time US $250.00 fee for the Histology/Pathology lab at the time of enrollment.STUDENT INSURANCE The government requires that students obtain proper health insurance before they arrive on the island. There will be no exceptions to this requirement. International Student Insurance provides various links that may assist you in your search for the right insurance plan.INDEMNITY/MALPRACTICE INSURANCE DURING CLINICAL ROTATIONS All students are responsible for obtaining malpractice insurance prior to commencement of their clinical rotations. Aureus University will assist students with information concerning insurance companies which provide this service. Please note that the cost of malpractice insurance is not included in the tuition fees. The cost usually is approximately US$ 800-1200 per year during their clinical years in the United States.HEALTH INSURANCE A health insurance plan is required on the island until the student visa is processed. The approximate cost is US$ 300-500OTHER FEES
Graduation Fee: $700
Student Government Association: $50
Pre-Clinical enrollment tuition fee: $3000 every 6 month
TUITION REFUND POLICY A request for withdrawal must be submitted in writing, must be authorized by the Dean of Academics/ Executive Dean/ Director of Administration. The amount of refund for students who withdraw from the school in any term is:80% refund if enrolled for two weeks or less.60% refund if enrolled for three weeks or less.40% refund if enrolled for four weeks or less and no refund thereafter.The date of withdrawal is counted from the date of receipt of the withdrawal letter or Academic withdrawal.No refund will be given to any current student after registration is completed and class attendance has begun.