Medical Physician Preparation (MPP) Academy

A Division of the NAPCA Foundation

We are committed to building a diverse pipeline of future medical doctors and scientists for the physician and healthcare workforce, as early as 4th grade, that is more representative of the U.S. population.

MPP Undergraduate Program Tuition & Fees

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Tuition Cost Will Be Waived for 2023 & 2024 Cohorts

The NAPCA Foundation has provided a generous two year grant to the MPP Academy to waive the tuition cost for those students admitted to our 2023 and 2024 cohorts with a demonstrated financial need.

Given the impact of COVID-19 on many families, our hope is to remove the financial barrier for those families in need by waiving the tuition cost to participate in NAPCA’s Medical Physician Preparation (MPP) Academy.

Annual Tuition

Note: Below is a breakdown of annual tuition. The MPP Academy operates year-round and annual tuition includes the 4 week summer intensive & academic year programming.

“Pre, Pre-Med” Summer Intensive Program (On-Campus | Fully Online)

“Pre, Pre-Med” Academic Year Program (Hybrid: Online/On-Campus)

All costs may change.

  • Course instruction and materials
  • Class activities
  • Chartered, air-conditioned motor coaches for off-campus academic and career exploration field trips
  • Customized curriculum + take-home project
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Official Transcript for all classes completed
  • New friends and skills that last long after summer
  • Industry Certifications: Students earn HIPAA, First Aid, CPR, AED, & BLS certification
  • Supervision & Care: Student safety, security, and health are our first priority
  • Travel to and from the program
  • On-campus housing and meals
  • Off-campus (evening and weekend) social activities
  • Airport pick up service/transportation to and from campus
  • Personal spending money
  • Meals and Snacks. All students should bring their own meals and snacks or make arrangements to purchase meals and snacks.
  • Medical expenses: All Students must provide proof of medical insurance.
  • International Travel Medical Insurance: All international students are required to hold a valid and current international medical insurance card before traveling. Please visit this site (http://www.usa-assist. com/en/travel-insurance-quote.asp) which offers different travel medical insurance plans based on the amount of medical coverage purchased (additional cost): Students will not be able to participate in the program without a valid and current copy of international medical insurance coverage. Send a copy of your international travel medical insurance to the Office of Admissions:
  • U.S. Visa: Students are responsible for obtaining a U.S. visit visa in time to attend MPP. Once your U.S. visit/ tourist visa has been issued or if you already hold a U.S. visa, send a copy of your U.S. VISA to the Office of Admissions:


    • Application Fee: $0 (waived for all applicants)
    • Summer Intensive Student Activity Fee: 1 week program: $75, 2 week program: $150, 3 week program: $300. The student activity fee covers on-and-off campus social and recreational activities during the summer intensive program.

Student activity fee will be waived for those families that do not want their student to participate in social and recreational activities.

    • Technology Fee: $100 per year (applies to all MPP students)
    • Annual Student Registration Fee: $500 (applies to all MPP students)
    • University Housing & Meals Fee: $ Total cost of housing and meals varies by university campus. The housing and meal fee applies to students enrolled as a residential student in the summer intensive program. Contact the MPP Office of Admissions for more information.
      • This fee is optional for commuter students. Commuters can bring their own lunch including snacks to the program daily or purchase a meal plan.

Note: The MPP Academy reserves the right to change fees, modify services or change its programs at any time and without prior notice.


Enrollment Reservation Deposit: 50% of the Total Cost of Attendance (COA)  

  • For returning students or new students enrolling in the program for the first time, a non-refundable enrollment reservation deposit equal to 50% of the total cost of attendance, which includes tuition & fees, must accompany the signed enrollment agreement to reserve and secure a student’s seat in the MPP Academy. 
  • Once paid, this non-refundable reservation deposit shall reduce the amount of the total cost of attendance payment for the academic year program and the remaining balance will be due on or before the full payment deadline provided in your MPP Academy Admission Decision/ Acceptance Letter. The full amount of the Reservation Deposit, whether a student is returning or new to the MPP Academy, is non-refundable.

Summer University Housing & Meals Reservation Deposit: $250 (non-refundable)

  • The $250 non-refundable “summer – university housing and meals reservation deposit” is only applicable to residential students for the MPP summer intensive program.
  • Once paid, this non-refundable campus housing and meals deposit shall reduce the amount of the total cost of Housing & Meals payment for the Summer Intensive Program. The remaining balance will be due on or before the payment deadline provided in your MPP Academy Admission Decision/ Acceptance Letter.


Commuter vs. Commuter Extended

Commuter refers to students participating in the academic program from 8am-5pm each day. Commuter Extended refers to the commuter day program plus additional time, 5pm-9pm. The Commuter Extended day program gives commuter students the opportunity to participate in evening activities such as social and recreational group activities and having dinner in the University dining hall with residential students and MPP Academy staff. The extended option also aids parents who are not able to pick up their children at 5:00 pm. Commuter and commuter extended students are responsible for the cost of travel to and from the program as well as individual spending money for souvenirs during college tours, medical school tours, and other program activities.

Residential students

Residential students live on campus and are responsible for housing, meals, and any other living expenses. Students are responsible for the cost of travel to and from the program as well as individual spending money for personal hygiene needs, laundry, and souvenirs.

Tuition Assistance

All families are eligible for tuition assistance, regardless of your family income.

All families are eligible for tuition assistance, regardless of your family income.

Tuition Waived for Families with an Annual Household Income of up to $75,000

We are pleased to announce that beginning in the 2022-23 academic year, MPP Academy families with an annual household income of up to $75,000 will be expected to contribute nothing to the cost of their child’s tuition for MPP’s academic year program and summer intensive program.