|2012-2013 Expense Budget||Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4|
|Room and Board||16,309||17,998||17,998||16,309|
|Books and Supplies||1,174||1,174||1,174||1,174|
|Instrument Mgt. Service||**7,826||6,744||6,131||5,895|
The educational budget, as outlined, is revised annually.
Covers full-time attendance at the School of Dental Medicine.
Covers access to University libraries, graduate student activities, recreational facilities, and other University services not directly associated with specific courses.
Room and Board
Allowance reflects an average off-campus shared residence on a ten-month basis for first and fourth year students, and an eleven-month basis for second- and third-year students.
Books and Supplies
Includes required textbooks and classroom supplies.
Includes health insurance, background checks, clinic fee, loan fees, and personal expenses. *This estimate is higher in the 1st year to provide an additional allowance to purchase loupes. Loupes are not required, but students often choose to purchase them. ***This estimate is higher in the 3rd year to provide an additional allowance for the first licensing exam.
Instrument Management Service
Consistent charge over four years for all required instrumentation and sterilization services. **The IMS fee for 1st-year students reflects a one-time purchase of a required mannequin head. In subsequent years, the IMS fee will be reduced accordingly.
Established to advance and improve computer technology at the School of Dental Medicine.
Clinical Apparel Fee
Covers apparel required in all laboratory and clinical settings and is provided by a local linen supplier.
Additional costs directly related to attending our program may necessitate an increase in the educational budget in order to be able to borrow additional funding. Requests for an increase in the budget should be directed to the Office of Student Financial Services at 215-898-1988.
Note: Students eligible for School of Dental Medicine need-based grant can receive this support for a maximum of four years.
For additional information, see Financial Aid.