Tuition & Fees

2019-2020 Expense Budget
Cl’2023
Cl’2022
Cl’2021
Cl’2020
Tuition $76,090 $76,090 $76,090 $76,090
General Fee $3,319 $3,319 $3,319 3,319
Instrument Mgt. Service Fee $11,054 $7,720 $8,916 $7,180
Technology Fee $952 $952 $952 $952
Dental Clinical Fee $678 $678 $678 678
Room and Board $21,188 $21,188 $23,114 $21,188
Books and Supplies $1,836 $1,836 $2,003 $1,836
Personal $3,090 $3,090 $3,090 $3,090
Transportation $1,144 $1,144 $1,248 $1,144
Health Insurance $3,584 $3,584 $3,584 $3,584
Clinic Fee $586 $586 $586 $586
Exam Fee $0 $435 $2,725 $0
Total $123,521 $120,612 $126,586 $119,647

The educational budget, as outlined, is revised annually.

Tuition

Covers full-time attendance at Penn Dental Medicine.

General Fee

The general fee supports facilities such as the library systems, museums, and special laboratories, and access to University fitness facilities.

Instrument Management Service Fee

Charge over four years for all required instrumentation and sterilization services. IMS charge is higher in the first and second years in order to purchase additional required dental equipment.

Technology Fee

Established to advance and improve technology at Penn Dental Medicine.

Dental Clinical Fee

Covers a variety of expenses related to clinical and preclinical practice, including disposable gowns, lab coats, materials and other expenses.

Room and Board

Allowance reflects an average cost of room and board.

Books and Supplies

Includes required textbooks, classroom supplies and lights and loupes.

Personal

Includes blood pressure monitor, stethoscope, computer allowance, cell phone allowance, immunization costs, etc.

Health Insurance and Clinic Fee

Covers the usage of Student Health Services.

Transportation

Covers expenses related to getting to and from school.

Exam Fees

Covers NBDE I and II and ADEX fee.

Additional costs directly related to attending our program may necessitate an increase in the educational budget in order to be able to borrow additional funding. Requests for an increase in the budget should be directed to the Office of Student Financial Services (215-898-1988).

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