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Tuition And Fees

Learn about the tuition and fees for our range of veterinarian programs.

DVM Program Tuition and Fees

DVM Program Basic Veterinary Tuition per Semester (Semesters 1-7)$14,993
Administrative Fee (Semesters 1-7)$5,380
DVM Program Clinical Veterinary Tuition per Semester (Semesters 8-10)$24,757
Administrative Fee (Semesters 8-10)$5,380
Part-Time Tuition per Credit Hour$909
Part-Time Administrative Fee per Credit Hour*$285
Cayman Entry Fee**$113
Non-Refundable Seat Deposit$500
Transcript Request$10
Leave of Absence Fee$500
Graduation Fee$500
Late Registration Fee$250
Late Payment Fee$100
Returned Check Fee$35

St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine Board of Trustees reserves the right to change tuition and fees or to establish additional fees or charges whenever in their opinion such action is deemed necessary.

* Laptops are required for all students

** Cayman Island Government Fee

Note: Students attending St. Matthew’s University School of Veterinary Medicine’s program are not eligible for U.S. Federal Financial Aid.

Pre-Veterinary Master’s Program Tuition and Fees

Tuition per Semester$7,000
Fees per Semester$2,500

Gateway Veterinary Program Tuition and Fees

Tuition per Semester$7,000
Fees per Semester$2,500

PLEASE NOTE: All figures are in USD. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Refund Policy

All refunds will be made within thirty (30) days of the withdrawal date. Before any refund can be initiated, a withdrawal form must be completed and submitted to the Dean of Basic Science.

Basic Science tuition will be refunded according to the following schedule*:

Prior to the first day of the semester100%
During the first week of the semester93%
During the second week of the semester87%
During the third week of the semester80%
During the fourth week of the semesterNo refund

Any student withdrawing from a clinical rotation, subsequent to assignment and acceptance, will not be subject to a refund on tuition for that semester of rotation. Any new applicant to St. Matthew’s University requesting withdrawal within three days of payment of the seat deposit to St. Matthew’s shall receive a full refund of all tuition and fees paid.

*All fees, including the first semester seat deposit fee of $500.00, are excluded from this refund policy and are not refundable after the first three days’ exemption as previously described.

Other Charges

Students attending Basic Sciences in Grand Cayman will be billed monthly for miscellaneous charges. Payment is due upon receipt of these invoices. Non-payment of accounts will result in the loss of credit privileges on campus.

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