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Annual Fees with Certificate

2022-2023 DScD Program ( with Certificate) 1st Year Educational Expense Budget
Annual Fee $80,298
General Fee $3,659
Technology Fee $1,082
Room and Board $21,418
Books and Supplies $1,401
Misc $6,522
Additional Equipment $6,500
Total $120,880

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

General Fee: Assessed to all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, and directly funds Penn’s non-instructional student support services. The General Fee for full-time students provides them with full access to a wide variety of services and resources, including counseling and wellness, multicultural resource centers, student activities, recreation and fitness, career services, learning support, and much more.

Technology Fee: Established to advance and improve computer technology at Penn Dental Medicine.

Room and Board: Estimate reflects an average cost of room and board.

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

May necessitate an increase in the educational budget in order to be able to borrow additional funding. Please contact the Office of Student Life to discuss the process necessary to apply for a budget increase.

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 Penn Dental Medicine’s Office of Student Life and Academic Affairs at 215-898-9988. or by email

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