US Citizens & Permanent Residents


Please note that the tuition tables and listed expenses reflect the estimated annual cost for first-year DDS students enrolled for 12 or more semester hours in the fall and spring semesters.

When viewing your program's cost of attendance, please review the following potential additional expenses:

  • Records and documents fee (for first semester students): $250
  • Living expenses*: $20,976
  • Books and supplies: $650
  • Laboratory Expendable Supplies: $1,900
  • Instrument Breakage Fee**: $100
  • SSIMS Usage Fee***: $7,900
  • Other Expenses****: $2,628

* Living expenses reflect the estimated annual student costs of housing, transportation, food, and other personal expenses based on federal financial aid guidelines (family expenses not included), according to the UI Office of Student Financial Aid.

** Payable the first year and refundable upon graduation.

*** The College maintains a Supply-Sterilization-Instrument Management System (SSIMS) that provides most of the instruments and supplies you will need throughout your training. This annual fee decreases each year, dropping to $5,200 your second year, to $3,900 your third year, and to $1,325 your fourth year.

**** Cost of background check, vaccinations, and miscellaneous lab expenses.