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Explanation of Fees

University

Fee Cost Explanation
Administrative Fee $550 The University Administrative Fee applies to all RFU students. This fee is used to supplement operational budgets to support activities for Student Services, New and Upgraded Technology, Federally Mandated Educational Support, and other general expenses that are not program specific.
Executive Student Council Fee $40 per academic year RFU Students* enrolled in the university are members of the University Student Government and required to pay student dues.
Graduation Fee $100 This fee is a one time fee charged to each student upon graduation for processing of their final transcripts, diploma, and other necessary documents to verify their degree.

*Online Education students excluded

Chicago Medical School

Fee Cost Explanation
Disability Insurance Varies. ±$317/year This fee covers the cost of the Disability Insurance premium. The AAMC requires all medical schools provide disability insurance to their medical students. Cost is based on age of the student at time of application.
Simulation Fee $250 The use of simulation is becoming an ever increasing component within the CMS curriculum. This fee helps support the maintenance and replacement of simulation products, as well as supporting the expense of utilizing standardized patients in CMS simulation activities (years 1-2)
Simulation Fee $200 The use of simulation is becoming an ever increasing component within the CMS curriculum. This fee helps support the maintenance and replacement of simulation products, as well as supporting the expense of utilizing standardized patients in CMS simulation activities (3rd year)
Simulation Fee $150 The use of simulation is becoming an ever increasing component within the CMS curriculum. This fee helps support the maintenance and replacement of simulation products, as well as supporting the expense of utilizing standardized patients in CMS simulation activities (4th year)
Uworld Fee $150 This fee helps support subscriptions to the Uworld USMLE preparation software for 2nd year
Uworld Fee $200 This fee helps support subscriptions to the Uworld USMLE preparation software for 3rd year

Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine

Fee Cost Explanation
Disability Insurance $105/year All enrolled students of Scholl College are required to participate in the disability insurance program offered through the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine.
IPMSA Dues $63 All enrolled students of Scholl College become members in the Scholl College Student Government.
APMSA Dues $75 All enrolled students of Scholl College become members in the National Student Council, APMSA, as well as the American Podiatric Medical Association.
Administrative/Activity Fee $295 Mandatory matriculation fee to support student activities as well as to support the education of the student.
Skeletal Fee $220 All enrolled first year students are required to purchase a bone box to augment their studies in clinical anatomy and lower extremity anatomy.
Instrument Fee $525 All enrolled second year students are required to purchase a standardized instrument package to start their clinical skills rotation.
Tool Kit Fee $172 All enrolled first year podiatry students are required to purchase the P1 instrument kit in order to complete the workshops in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Course.

College of Pharmacy

Fee Cost Explanation
Lab Fee $200 Pharmacy skills and pharmaceutics laboratory fees (years 1-3).
Student Tech License $27 License required for Experiential Education yearly renewal (1-4).
Drug & Background Check $124 Annual requirement for Experiential Education (years 1-3).
Basic Life Support Certificate $54 Biannual requirement for immunization certification (1st and 3rd year).
Immunization Certificate Training $125 1st year only.
NAPLEX Review Course $435 Review course for licensure exam preparation (4th year only).

Nurse Anesthesia

Fee Cost Explanation
AANA SRNA Membership $200 The fee covers the cost of student membership to the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. This membership provides many benefits, one of which is discounted meeting fees at program mandated professional meetings.
Drug Screen Fee $38 This fee covers the cost of drug testing that is required by the clinical sites in order to be credentialed to practice as an SRNA resident.
Prodigy Fee $315 This fee covers the cost for the national certification exam review materials, quizzes and prep exams that prepare students for the national certification exam.
Precordial/Esophageal Stethoscope Ear Mold $100 This fee covers the cost of providing a personal ear mold stethoscope that will be used throughout your professional career.
Precordial Stethoscope Kit $35 This fee covers the students precordial Stethoscope supplies for simulation.
Simulation Fee (1st year) $480 This fee covers the disposable simulation products. These include but are not limited to spinal, epidural, central line, & cricothyroidotomy kits.
Simulation Fee (2nd year) $150 This fee covers the disposable simulation products. These include but are not limited to spinal, epidural, central line, & cricothyroidotomy kits.
NBCRNA Self Evaluation Exam (SEE) $250 This fee covers the cost of the NBCRNA self-evaluation exam, which is taken four-six months prior to graduation.
Typhon Fee $100 Typhon is a software program that tracks clinical experiences for students, and provides required information for the certifying body for nurse anesthesia. Students must use the Typhon system to record and report their clinical experience.
AANA Substance Abuse Training $126 This fee covers the cost of the AANA sponsored Substance Abuse Training Program.
AANA Pain Management Series $126 This fee covers the cost of the AANA advanced interventional pain management training.
Book Fee $2,917 This fee is used to cover the textbooks necessary for each course during enrollment.
APEX Fee $400 The Apex Anesthesia Review fee is an online SRNA review course that provides students with a comprehensive review, including multiple tutorials and question banks on topics tested on the NBCRNA board exam.
Background Check Fee $55 Annual requirement for years 2-3

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Fee Cost Explanation
Academic $300 Administrative fees, paid in years 1-3 of the DPT program, will be used to cover laboratory costs for non-renewable supplies, and costs of selected student laboratory and educationally related items/expenses during the three year DPT curriculum.

Physician Assistant

Fee Cost Explanation
Medical Equipment Kit $750 Costs associated with medical equipment required during the program.

Student Finance

Fee Cost Explanation
NSF Fee $25 This charge is applied to student accounts when a check is returned to the university for non-sufficient funds.
Late Fee Assessment 1.5% monthly Students who fail to pay tuition and fees a day after the due date will be assessed a late fee charge at 1.5% monthly on the outstanding balance.
RFU Payment Plan Enrollment $40 An annual one time processing fee is charged to student who are enrolled in the RFU Payment Plan. The fee covers administration and maintenance of the plan. This fee is non-refundable.