Penn Dental Medicine

Academic Programs & Admissions

Periodontic/ Orthodontic Program » Tuition & Fees

2017-2018 Periodontics-Orthodontics Residency 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
Total $115,601

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 Mgt. 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 reflects an average cost of room and board.

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

Miscellaneous: Estimated cost to include health insurance external loan 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 2017-2018 ($115,601) may be increased by $6,500 and should be directed to the Office of Student Financial Services 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 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