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Orthodontic Program » Tuition & Fees

2017-2018 Orthodontics Program Educational Expenses
Tuition Fee $74,974
General Fee 2,984
Instruments 7,593
Dental Clinical Fee 650
Technology Fee 914
Room and Board 20,794
Books and Supplies 1,360
Miscellaneous 6,332
Ortho Technology Fee 2,000
Ortho Course Fee 4,000
Total $121,601

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, 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.

Ortho Technology Fee: There will be an additional $2,000 fee per year for 2 years added for all new incoming post-graduate students enrolled in 2017 charged for maintenance and upkeep of the high technological instrumentation and equipment used in Orthodontic Clinic.

Ortho Course Fee: There will be an additional $4,000 fee per year for 2 years added to the Extended Clinical Training for the 25th and 26th months of the program, for all new incoming post-graduate students enrolled in 2017. .

_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 2017-2018 ($121,601) may be increased by $6,500 and should be directed to the Office of Student Financial Services at 215-898-1988. _

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 215-898-4550.

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