Tuition & Fees

2018-2019 Periodontics-Orthodontics Program 1st Year Educational Expense Budget
Tuition Fee $74,974
General Fee $3,162
Instruments $7,746
Dental Clinical Fee $664
Technology Fee $932
Room and Board $22,440
Books and Supplies $1,360
Personal $2,520
Transportation $1,248
Health Insurance $3,446
Clinic Fee $586
Additional Requirements $7,263
Total $126,341

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

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

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

Instrument Mgt. 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 reflects an average cost of room and board.

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

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.

Additional requirements: Covers the cost for the required conferences, courses, Conference, Courses, Annual Meetings, Examination Fees for Periodontics and Orthodontics Programs annual meeting and examination fees for both programs.

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. 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 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.

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