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Residency Calculator

Planning for residency is tough, not to mention figuring out what it's going to cost to apply. We've put together a calculator that helps you estimate expenses, work on a budget, and see how your choices change your total cost. An AMA member benefit, available within the member dashboard

How it Works

Tell Us About Your Plans

We’ll ask you a few questions around how many programs and specialties you plan to apply to. Then we’ll dive into all the details that determine your cost. How will you get to your interviews? Will they be virtual? Do you need to travel or purchase clothes?

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See Your Results

We’ll ask you a few questions around how many programs and We’ll provide you with a ballpark budget breakdown. Recalculate your costs to get a better starting point, or download a CSV file to fine-tune in Excel.

Get Started

It’s never too early to plan ahead. If you’re ready to plan for residency season, dive right in.

Join or Renew Your Membership

AMA members to get the ability to save, compare, analyze and rate programs — plus benefits like textbook discounts, career planning tools, networking opportunities and more.