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 $50.00 application fee.

Tuition fees are due on the 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 of enrollment may occur and a USD $250 late fee will be applied upon reinstatement.

Citizens of Aruba are awarded a 50% tuition scholarship as approved by the Government of Aruba.

Fees should be paid to the university’s United States admissions office by certified check, bank draft, money order, or wire transfer 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 an apartment 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 Program

 

Basic Sciences
Session: Duration: Fees:
Semester 1 16 Weeks $6995
Semester 2 16 Weeks $6995
Semester 3 16 Weeks $6995
Semester 4 16 Weeks $6995
Semester 5 16 Weeks $7995
Total for Basic Sciences $35,975
Clinical Sciences
Session: Duration: Fees:
Semester 12 Weeks $8495
Semester 12 Weeks $8495
Semester 12 Weeks $8495
Semester 12 Weeks $8495
Semester 12 Weeks $8495
Semester 12 Weeks $8495
Total for Clinical Sciences $50,970
The breakdown of fees for the 5 Year MD Degree program is outlined below. Please note that all fees are in US Dollars.
5 Year MD Degree Program
PreMed
Session: Duration: Fees:
Semester 1 16 Weeks $4495
Semester 2 16 Weeks $4495
Semester 3 16 Weeks $4495
Total for PreMed $13,484
Basic Sciences
Session: Duration: Fees:
Semester 1 16 Weeks $6995
Semester 2 16 Weeks $6995
Semester 3 16 Weeks $6995
Semester 4 16 Weeks $6995
Semester 5 16 Weeks $7995
Total for Basic Sciences $35,975
Clinical Sciences
Session: Duration: Fees:
Semester 12 Weeks $8495
Semester 12 Weeks $8495
Semester 12 Weeks $8495
Semester 12 Weeks $8495
Semester 12 Weeks $8495
Semester 12 Weeks $8495
Total for Clinical Sciences $50,970

 

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.

Health Insurance

The government of Aruba requires that all new students obtain health insurance before they are enrolled into the Aruba Health Care System. There are no exceptions to this requirement. Once the student VISA is secured general medical insurance is provided by the Government of Aruba. The approximate cost is US$400.00-$600.00.

Indemnity/Malpractice Insurance during Clinical Rotations

All students are required to obtain malpractice insurance prior to the 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, and usually ranges from US$ 800-1200 per year during their clinical years in the United States.

Other Fees

  • Graduation Fee: $700
  • Student Government Association: $50
  • Pre-Clinical enrollment tuition fee: $2000 per semester

Tuition Refund Policy

A request for withdrawal must be submitted in writing, authorized by the Dean of Academics to the Director of Administration. The amount of refund for new students who withdraw from the school 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.

No refund will be given to any current student after registration is completed.