Penn Dental Medicine

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Doctor of Science in Dentistry » Annual Fees

2016-2017 DScD Program (Certificate and Stand Alone) Educational Expenses
Tuition Fee $74,974
General Fee 2,788
Technology Fee 896
Room and Board 20,188
Books and Supplies 1,320
Miscellaneous 6,148
Total $106,314

Tuition Fee: Full-time attendance at Penn Dental Medicine.

General Fee: Includes access to University libraries, recreational facilities, and other University services not directly associated with specific courses.

Technology Fee: Established to advance and improve computer technology at Penn Dental Medicine.

Room and Board: Estimate reflects an average cost of room and board.

Books and Supplies: Estimated cost for required textbooks and supplies.

Miscellaneous: Estimated costs for health insurance, external loan fees and personal expenses.

Additional costs directly related to attending this program may necessitate an increase in the educational budget. In order to be able to borrow additional funding for course and equipment requirements, the educational budget for 2016-2017 ($106,314) may be increased $6,500.

The health insurance is based on single person coverage at Penn Dental Medicine. If you need family coverage the fee will be higher and you may need to request a budget increase. Please contact Student Financial Services at 215-898-1988 or Penn Dental Medicine’s Office of Student Affairs at 215-898-4550.

For more information, please contact Dr. Dana Graves at 215-898-9068 or by email

The Robert Schattner Center
University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030