Penn Dental Medicine

Academic Programs & Admissions

Program for Advanced Standing Students » Tuition and Fees

Acceptance deposit – $1,500 non-refundable deposit, which will be applied to the preparatory program fees.

Preparatory program fee – The preparatory program fees (minus acceptance deposit) is refundable if the student withdraws or cancels enrollment prior to the beginning of the preparatory program orientation. If the student withdraws or cancels enrollment after the start of the preparatory program orientation, refunds will be made in accordance with Penn Dental Medicine’s refund policy. The following is the Preparatory Budget for Spring, 2014.

Item Budget Amount
Tuition $7,311
Instrument Fee (IMS) $7,710
Clinical Fee $6,750
Clinical Apparel Fee $168
Technology Fee $2,362
Room & Board (estimated)** $7,088
Health Insurance*** $1,167
Miscellaneous $500
Total $33,056

**Room and board is based on the Preparatory program and one month of clinical in the summer.

***University health insurance coverage from April 1, 2014 – July 31, 2014. You can choose to opt into the Penn student health insurance or use an approved vendor. Amount includes an additional required ~$200 clinical fee which all students must pay in order to access Penn student health services

Tuition and expense budget for third- and fourth-year DMD students – See DMD tuition and fees

Permanent residents and U.S. citizens are eligible for financial assistance in the form of government-sponsored loans. Penn Dental Medicine is unable to offer financial assistance to those who have residency outside of the U.S. (this includes loans, scholarship, and/or assistantships). Foreign applicants who are accepted into the PASS Program must demonstrate proof of adequate personal financial resources for the preparatory program and the full two years of study before an I-20 student visa application can be issued.

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