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Budget for Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)

2020/2021

  • All budgets are estimated costs and subject to change.

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

 

 

2020/2021

Doctor of Dental Medicine 

 

First Year

12 Months

Second Year

12 Months

Third Year

12 Months

Fourth Year

10 Months

         
Tuition & Fees        
Tuition 76,325 76,325 76,325 76,325
Student Body Fees 40 40 40 40
Graduation Fees N/A N/A N/A 350
Vital Source 766 787 838 731
Dental Instrument and Supply Fee 6,550 6,550 6,550 6,550
Digital Media Fee 463 366 366 194
Top Hat 24 24 24 24
Mobil Livescan 74 N/A N/A N/A
ASDA,CDA – Membership Dues 93 93 93 93
CPR 67 N/A 67 N/A
Exam for CDC II N/A 50 N/A 50
HSAC Insurance 55 55 55 55
iPad 423 N/A N/A N/A
Henry Schein 292 N/A N/A N/A
eHuman/Interactive Tool 223 N/A N/A N/A
Kilgore 262 N/A N/A N/A
Total Fees 85,657 84,290 84,358 84,412
Budget Items/Estimated Costs        
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal) 22,323 22,323 22,323 18,603
Transportation 3,594 3,594 5,701 4,666
Loupes and Light 2,000 N/A N/A N/A
Scrubs 500 N/A N/A N/A
WREB Exam N/A N/A N/A 3,135
Background Check/Additional Live Scan 175 175 175 175
National Dental Boards/part I yr 2, part II yr 4 N/A 425 N/A 475
Total Budget Components 28,592 26,517 28,199 27,054
Loan Fees        
Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Fees 499 499 499 452
Grad PLUS Loan Fees 2,863 2,717 2,791 2,931
 Total Loan Fees 3,362 3,216 3,290 3,383
         
Total Budget 117,611 114,023 115,847 114,849
         

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

2016 Graduates $357,715
2017 Graduates $367,181
2018 Graduates $359,429
2019 Graduates $366,768

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.