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Annual Fees

2022-2023 Orthodontics Program 1st Year Educational Expense Budget
Tuition Fee $80,298
General Fee $3,659
Instruments $8,972
Clinical Fee $772
Ortho/School Technology Fee $3,082
Ortho Course Fee $4,000
Room and Board $21,418
Books and Supplies $1,401
Misc $6,522
Additional Equipment $6,500
Total $136,624

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 and the maintenance and upkeep of the high technological instrumentation and equipment used in the Orthodontic Clinic.

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.

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

Ortho Course Fee: Covers the cost of the Extended Clinical Training for the 25th and 26th months of the Orthodontics Program.

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 215-898-9988. Please contact the Office of Student Life to discuss the process necessary to apply for a budget increase.

** 13 month program – You will need an additional application for funding to cover summer expenses.

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

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