Graduates of a U.S. or Canadian dental school are eligible to receive an annual stipend of $50,000 through the Office of Graduate Medical Education.
All other applicants are required to pay annual program fees if they are selected for the residency program – those fees are outlined in the chart below.
In addition, all students should be aware of additional general fees. For the latest information on these, please contact the Graduate Dental Education Admissions Office at 215-898-5792 or by email.
|2015-2016 Oral Medicine Residency Educational Expenses|
|Dental Clinical Fee||625|
|Room and Board||19,600|
|Books and Supplies||1,282|
Tuition Fee: Full-time attendance at Penn Dental Medicine.
General Fee: Includes access to University libraries, graduate student activities, 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.
Instrument Management Service (IMS) Fee: Required instrumentation and sterilization services.
Dental Clinical Fee: Covers a variety of expenses related to clinical practice including disposable gowns, lab coats, materials and other expenses.
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 (single person coverage)** external loan fees, telephone service, personal entertainment, laundry, and other personal items.
*Additional costs directly related to attending our program may necessitate and increase in the educational budget. In order to be able to borrow additional funding for equipment required in the first year, the educational budget for 2015-2016 ($113,299) will be increased by $6,500. This will allow residents to borrow additional funding, if necessary.
**The health insurance is based on single person coverage at the University of Pennsylvania. 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 the Graduate Dental Education Admissions Office at 215-898-5792 or by email.