Budget for Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)

2022/2023

  • All budgets are estimated costs and subject to change.

• The budget is for the student and educational expenses during the period of enrollment only.

 

2022/2023

Doctor of Dental Medicine 

 

First Year

12 Months

Second Year

12 Months

Third Year

12 Months

Fourth Year

10 Months

         
Tuition & Fees        
Tuition 79,709 79,709 79,709 79,709
Student Body Fees 40 40 40 40
Graduation Fees N/A N/A N/A 350
Vital Source (cost subject to change) 1,125 939 766 787
Dental Instrument and Supply Fee 6,842 6,842 6,842 6,842
Digital Media Fee 491 491 491 316
Top Hat 24 24 24 24
Mobil Livescan 85 N/A N/A N/A
ASDA,CDA – Membership Dues 98 98 98 98
CPR 80 N/A 80 N/A
Exam for CDC II  N/A N/A 50 N/A
HSAC Insurance 55 55 55 55
iPad 499 N/A N/A N/A
Henry Schein 350 N/A N/A N/A
eHuman/Interactive Tool 223 N/A N/A N/A
Kilgore 705 N/A N/A N/A
Scrubs 339 339 339 339
Total Fees 90,665 88,537 88,494 88,560
Budget Items/Estimated Costs        
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal) 24,195 24,195 24,195 20,163
Transportation 3,625 3,625 5,800 4,730
Loupes and Light 2,000 N/A N/A N/A
ADEX Exam (merged with WREB)  N/A N/A N/A 3,500
Law and Ethics Exam N/A N/A N/A 125
INBDE Exam N/A N/A N/A 810
Background Check/Additional Live Scan 175 175 175 175
Total Budget Components 29,995 27,995 30,170 29,503
Loan Fees        
Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Fees 499 499 499 452
Grad PLUS Loan Fees 3,128 2,954 3,044 3,205
 Total Loan Fees 3,627 3,453 3,543 3,657
         
Total Budget 124,287 119,985 122,207 121,720
         

The average indebtedness for the WesternU Doctor of Dental Medicine program for the last 4 years:

2018 Graduates $359,429
2019 Graduates $366,768
2020 Graduates $372,748
2021 Graduates $381,698

This was based on graduates that had WesternU debt.

The Dental Medicine program has two disbursements per academic year. One disbursement in the fall before school starts and one in the spring. Please go to Student YOU Portal for your actual disbursement date information for your program.

 

To see a sample of what your loan repayment schedule may look like, please visit the Federal Student Aid Repayment Estimator Calculator.