Penn Dental Medicine

Academic Programs & Admissions

Orthodontic Program » Tuition & Fees

2018-2019 Orthodontics Program 1st Year Educational Expense Budget
Tuition Fee $74,974
General Fee 3,162
Instruments 7,746
Dental Clinical Fee 664
Technology Fee 932
Ortho Technology Fee 2,000
Ortho Course Fee 4,000
Room and Board 26,180
Books and Supplies 1,360
Personal 2,940
Additional Requirements 3,500
Transportation 1,456
Computer and other Equipment 3,000
Health Insurance 3,446
Clinic Fee 586
Total $135,946

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

General Fee: Covers 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: 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.

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

Personal: Personal expenses, cell phone allowance, annual immunizations, etc.

Additional Requirements: Covers cost for attendance to courses and meetings

Transportation: Covers expenses related to getting to and from school.

Computer and other Equipment: Covers the cost of software and additional required equipment.

Health Insurance: Covers insurance through the University of Pennsylvania (All full time students are required to have adequate health insurance).

Clinical Fee: Covers usage of Student Health Services.

Ortho Technology Fee: Covers the maintenance and upkeep of the high technological instrumentation and equipment used in the Orthodontic Clinic.

Ortho Course Fee: Covers the cost of the Extended Clinical Training for the 25th and 26th months of the Orthodontics Program. .

_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, 215-898-1988 or Penn Dental Medicine’s Office of Student Life and Academic Affairs at 215-898-9988. Please contact the Office of Student Life to discuss the process necessary to apply for a budget increase. _

** 13 month program – You will need an additional application for funding to cover summer expenses.

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