Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources

Information on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on patient care and School/University operations. Plus, resources for the Penn Dental Medicine community and alumni.

Tuition & Fees

Program Annual Fees

Graduates of a U.S. or Canadian dental school are eligible to receive an annual stipend of $50,000 through the Office of Graduate Medical Education.

All other applicants are required to pay annual program fees if they are selected for the residency program – those fees are outlined in the chart below.

In addition, all students should be aware of additional general fees. For the latest information on these, please contact the Graduate Dental Education Admissions Office at 215-898-5792 or by email.

2019-2020 Oral Medicine Program 1st Year Educational Expense Budget
Annual Fee $74,974
General Fee $3,319
Instruments $7,900
Dental Clinical Fee $678
Technology Fee $952
Room and Board $21,418
Books and Supplies $1,401
Miscellaneous $6,522
Additional Equipment $6,500
Total $123,664

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

General Fee: Includes access to University libraries, graduate student activities, recreational facilities, and other University services not directly associated with specific courses.

Instrument Management Service Fee: Required instrumentation and sterilization services.

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

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: Includes required classroom supplies, accessories and required equipment.

Personal: Personal expenses specific to attend the program, computer, cell phone allowance, immunizations, etc.

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

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.

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. Please contact the Office of Student Life, 215-898-9988, 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, Office of Student Life and Academic Affairs at 215-898-9988.

For more information, please contact the Graduate Dental Education Admissions Office at 215-898-5792 or by email.

Admissions & Academics

Interested in attending Penn Dental Medicine? Admissions