School of Medicine Registrar's Office Reduced/Research Tuition Rate Eligibility

The Med Research Tuition Rate of $3,531 per quarter in 2021-22 is assessed:

  • In quarters in which student engages in 100% research, regardless of source of funding
    • Students engaging in 100% research must request that the SoM Registrar’s Office adjust their tuition to the research rate. 
      Email request to medregistrar@stanford.edu.
  • After 12 quarters of the full tuition Residency Requirement has been met;
    • Tuition will automatically be adjusted to research rate after 12 quarters if full MD tuition has been met.
      Contact SoM Registrar’s Office if tuition still needs to be adjusted. Email request to medregistrar@stanford.edu.
  • In quarters in which the student is approved for Med Scholars 100%
    • The Med Scholars staff will adjust tuition to the Research Rate. For questions, contact Med Scholars.
  • In quarters in which student has combined Med Scholars with research/teaching assistantship (student cannot enroll in required coursework);
    • Student must request that the SoM Registrar’s Office adjust their tuition to the research rate. Email request to medregistrar@stanford.edu.