Penn Dental Medicine

Academic Programs & Admissions

Orthodontic Residency » Tuition & Fees

2015-2016 Orthodontics Residency Educational Expenses
Tuition Fee $74,974
General Fee 2,686
Instruments 7,298
Dental Clinical Fee 625
Technology Fee 878
Room and Board 19,600
Books and Supplies 1,282
Miscellaneous 5,956
Total $113,299

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.

Instrument Management Service: 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 which reflects an average off-campus residence, 12-month basis.

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

Miscellaneous: Estimated cost to include health insurance external loan fees, clinic 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 2015-2016 ($113,299) may be increased by $6,500.

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 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.

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