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Tuition & Fees

2019-2020 Periodontics Program 1st Year Educational Expense Budget
Tuition 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: Covers full-time attendance at Penn Dental Medicine.

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

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

Instrument Mgt. Service Fee: Charge for all required instrumentation and sterilization service.

Dental Clinical Fee: Covers a variety of expenses related to clinical practice including scrubs, 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 class room supplies, accessories, and required equipment.

Personal: Personal expenses, 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.

Lap Top Computer: Cost for required lap top and software.

Camera Micro Lens: Required equipment for programs.

Articulator: Required equipment.

Conference: Cost to attend required conference, meeting and courses.

*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. 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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