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Tuition and Fees


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STUDY ABROAD IN ST. KITTS

This is an investment toward your future in veterinary medicine—from the moment you step foot on St. Kitts, to everything you aspire to do after. View our Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program and Vet Prep program tuition and fees below.

For more information on our programs and pricing contact admissions.

For more information on our Canadian and International pricing please contact admissions or email Jeanne DiPretoro, Assistant Director of Admissions at jdipretoro@rossu.edu.

Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of $100 is payable with the submission of your application.

Deposit Fees: Deposit fees are required to guarantee your place in the class.

  • Initial Deposit ($500): A non-refundable initial deposit of $500 is required to reserve your place in class. It is required within two weeks after the date of your acceptance.
  • Final Deposit ($500): A non-refundable final deposit of $500 is required four months prior to your enrollment.

All fees are listed in U.S. currency and must be paid in U.S. dollars. All checks must be drawn from U.S. banks.  

 

VETERINARY SCHOOL TUITION FAQS

HOW MUCH DOES VET SCHOOL COST?

Vet school tuition varies by institution and can be obtained by checking the website information at each of your applicable schools.

We encourage you to review Ross Vet School tuition and fees for U.S. pricing and non-U.S. pricing for our Canadian and International Student Pricing Program. Your cost of living expenses is separate from this cost and averages about USD $750 - $1250 per month in rent plus your variable expenses.

HOW MUCH IS TUITION FOR VETERINARY SCHOOL?

Vet school tuition will vary by institution. View the Ross University vet school tuition and fees to learn more about our U.S. pricing and non-U.S. pricing for information on our Canadian and International Student Pricing Program for the DVM Program. 

IS FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE FOR VET SCHOOL TUITION?

Financial aid options are available for vet school tuition. Get help paying for vet school by filling out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®).

Financial aid is available for Ross University vet school tuition for students who apply and qualify. FAFSA® funding is available for US attendees and provincial loans are available for Canadian students (based on individual provincial amounts). 

FAFSA® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Education.

ROSS UNIVERSITY VET SCHOOL TUITION POLICIES

TUITION POLICY ON FAILED COURSES

If you fail any course in any semester, you will be required to repeat that course and will be charged for it. If you are currently in a remedial semester and are required to repeat courses that you have passed previously, you are eligible for a tuition waiver up to a maximum of 50% of the cost of the Ross Vet school tuition. Questions relating to this policy should be directed to the Office of Student Finance.
 

TUITION REFUND POLICY FOR WITHDRAWALS

A withdrawal occurs when your enrollment is permanently discontinued or, in some cases,  temporarily interrupted (see Note below). A withdrawal may be official (when you notify the Dean in writing) or unofficial (without written notification). The effective date of withdrawal is normally your last date of attendance.

If you withdraw, Ross Vet's handling of tuition and charges corresponds with federal loan eligibility regulations, which are based on the period attended.

If you are a new student and withdraw prior to the start of the first semester, no tuition charges are due.

If you are a continuing student and withdraw prior to the start of a semester, no tuition/charges are due.

If you withdraw during the first 60% of a semester,  your Ross Vet school tuition and related charges are directly prorated based on the portion of the semester that has elapsed. Your student loan eligibility is recalculated, and you and Ross Vet are each proportionally responsible for returning “unearned” Federal Direct loans to lenders. In addition to the lender returns required by federal regulations, with your authorization, Ross Vet returns any remaining credit balance to lenders, decreasing your loan debt for that semester.

If you withdraw after the first 60% of a semester, your full tuition/charges remain due.

Note: Although a leave of absence may be authorized in limited circumstances, failure to return to the University from a leave of absence is considered a withdrawal as of the last date of attendance. Please note that a leave of absence and an academic leave of absence are two different statuses. Refer to the section on Academic Policies in the Student Handbook for a full explanation on an Academic Leave of Absence.

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