Tuition and Fees < University of Nebraska Medical Center (2024)

Costs at the College of Dentistry

Tuition and fees are set by the University Board of Regents and may be changed at any time. The following quotations are offered as guidelines only. This is an estimate only. The approved source for student financial information is the UNMC Financial Aid Office.

University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry
Academic Year 2024-2025

Dental Resident Tuition and Fees

Class of 2028 (Freshman)

Dentistry-Resident Tuition
Fee1st Semester2nd SemesterSummer SessionTotal
Tuition$17,250.00$17,250.00$8,625.00$43,123.00
Student Fees$670.00$670.00$260.00$1,600.00
Instrument$2,875.00$2,875.00$5,750.00
Technology Fee$205.00$205.00$410.00
Equipment Replacement Fee$1,025.00$1,025.00$2,050.00
Library Fee1$145.00$190.00$60.00$395.00
Anatomy Lab Fee$55.00$55.00$110.00
Student Health Insurance2$1,710.00$2,380.00$4,090.00
Student Access & Success Fee$105.00$105.00$210.00
TOTAL$24,040.00$24,755.00$8,945.00$57,740.00

Class of 2027(Sophom*ore)

Dentistry-Resident Tuition
Fee1st Semester2nd SemesterSummer SessionTotal
Tuition$17,250.00$17,250.00$8,625.00$43,125.00
Student Fees$670.00$670.00$260.00$1,600.00
Instrument$2,875.00$2,875.00$5,750.00
Technology Fee$205.00$205.00$410.00
Equipment Replacement Fee$1,025.00$1,025.00$2,050.00
Library Fee1$130.00$190.00$75.00$395.00
Student Health Insurance2$1,710.00$2,380.00$4,090.00
Student Access & Success Fee$105.00$105.00$210.00
TOTAL$23,970.00$24,700.00$8,690.00$57,630.00

Class of 2026(Junior)

Dentistry-Resident Tuition
Fee1st Semester2nd SemesterSummer SessionTotal
Tuition$17,250.00$17,250.00$8,625.00$43,125.00
Student Fees$670.00$670.00$260.00$1,600.00
Instrument$2,875.00$2,875.00$5,750.00
Technology Fee$205.00$205.00$41.00
Equipment Replacement Fee$1,025.00$1,025.00$2,050.00
Library Fee1$65.00$65.00$190.00$320.00
Student Health Insurance2$1,710.00$2,2380.00$4,090.00
Student Access & Success Fee$105.00$105.00$210.00
TOTAL$23,905.00$24,575.00$9,075.00$57,555.00

Class of 2025(Senior)

Dentistry-Resident Tuition
Fee1st Semester2nd SemesterSummer SessionTotal
Tuition$17,250.00$17,250.00$34,500.00
Student Fees$670.00$670.00$1,340.00
Books and Instrument$2,875.00$2,875.00$5,750.00
Technology Fee$205.00$205.00$410.00
Equipment Replacement Fee$1,025.00$1,025.00$2,050.00
Library Fee1$40.00$130.00$170.00
Student Health Insurance2$1,710.00$2,380.00$4,090.00
Student Access & Success Fee$105.00$105.00$210.00
TOTAL$23,880.00$24,640.00$48,520.00

Dental Nonresident Tuition

Dentistry-Resident Tuition
Fee1st Semester2nd SemesterSummer SessionTotal
Tuition$35,960.00$35,960.00$17,980.00$89,900.00

All other fees remain the same as for a resident student.

Advanced Standing Program Tuition and Fees

Year 1 (D2 Begins Second Semester)

Dentistry-Resident Tuition
Fee1st Semester2nd SemesterSummer SessionTotal
Tuition$36,480.00$18,240.00$54,720.00
Student Fees$670.00$260.00$930.00
Instruments$2,875.00$2,875.00
Technology Fee$205.00$205.00
Equipment Replacement Fee$1,025.00$1,025.00
Library Fee1$175.00$80.00$255.00
Student Health Insurance2$2,380.00$2,262.00
Student Access & Success Fee$105.00$105.00
TOTAL$43,915.00$18,580.00$62,495.00

Year 2 (D3)

Dentistry-Resident Tuition
Fee1st Semester2nd SemesterSummer SessionTotal
Tuition$36,480.00$36,480.00$18,240.00$91,200.00
Student Fees$670.00$670.00$1,340.00
Instruments$2,875.00$2,875.00$5,750.00
Technology Fee$205.00$205.00$410.00
Equipment Replacement Fee$1,025.00$1,025.00$2,050.00
Library Fee1$60.00$60.00$190.00$310.00
Student Health Insurance2$1,710.00$2,380.00$4,090.00
Student Access & Success Fee$105.00$105.00$210.00
TOTAL$43,130.00$43,800.00$18,690.00$105,360.00

Year 3 (D4)

Dentistry-Resident Tuition
Fee1st Semester2nd SemesterSummer SessionTotal
Tuition$36,480.00$36,480.00$72,960.00
Student Fees$670.00$670.00$1,340.00
Instruments$2,875.00$2,875.00$5,750.00
Technology Fee$205.00$205.00$410.00
Equipment Replacement Fee$1,025.00$1,025.00$2,050.00
Library Fee1$50.00$130.00$180.00
Student Health Insurance2$1,710.00$2,380.00$3,888.00
Student Access & Success Fee$105.00$105.00$210.00
TOTAL$43,120.00$43,870.00$86,990.00

Dental Hygiene Tuition and Fees

Denistry-Hygiene Tuition
FeeCost
Dental Hygiene‒Resident$313.00/credit hour
Dental Hygiene‒Nonresident$871.00/credit hour
Dental Hygiene Instruments$1,030.00/semester
Technology Fee$100.00/semester
Anatomy Lab Fee25.00/per year
Equipment Replacement Fee$310.00/semester
Student Health Insurance 1$1,710.00/1st semester
$2,380.00/2nd semester
Library Fee 2$8.25/credit hour 2
Dental Hygiene (Lincoln Campus)-Student Fees$670.00 1st semester/$670.00 2nd semester/$260.00 summer
Student Access & Success Fee$105.00/semester

1. Library fee based on hours registered for and subject to change.

2. Student Health Insurance fee is waived if student has private insurance and completes waiver form.

Dental and Dental Hygiene Estimated Living Expenses

For more information, please visit UNMC Office of Financial Aid - Cost of Attendance.

Residency information

For more information, please visit UNMC Office of Student Success - Nebraska Residency.

Tuition Refunds

A student who withdraws from the University during a term for which he/she is registered is entitled to claim a refund of tuition. For more information, please visit UNMC Office of Student Services - Tuition Refund Schedule. The University’s current policy for a tuition refund is:

Financial Aid

Paula Kohles, Director
Williams Science Hall, Omaha, NE
402-559-4199

The University of Nebraska Medical Center Office of Financial Aid administers a variety of financial aid programs including academic scholarships, grants, loans, and student employment. Please visit UNMC Office of Financial Aid or contact their office directly at 402-559-4199, 1-800-626-8431, or email finaid@unmc.edu for more information.

Students are encouraged to visit UNMC Financial Aid web sitefor additional information regarding the financial aid processes.

Return of Federal Student Aid Funds / Repayment of Student Financial Aid Funds

Federal student financial aid is provided to students to fund their direct and indirect costs as determined by the institutional cost of education. Failure to complete a required term of enrollment may result in the need to refund or repay federal student financial aid for costs not incurred. For complete information, please visit UNMC Financial Aid - Return of Federal Student Aid Funds.

Students receiving federal student financial aid are required to contact the Office of Financial Aid prior to finalizing a leave of absence or complete withdraw.Appointments can be made by calling the Financial Aid office at (402) 559-4199 or email FinAid@unmc.edu. A financial Aid Counselor will discuss how the withdrawal will affect a student's current and future financial aid, if any funds will need to be repaid to UNMC.

Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Aid

This regulation applies to all students in receipt of federal student financial aid.

Federal student aid policies apply to all students in receipt of federal student loans (loans, grants, work study). Students are responsible for reading/understanding the policies. If you have questions regarding policies, please contact the UNMC Office of Financial Aid: 402-559-4199.

Satisfactory academic progress - Appeal and reinstatement of financial aid eligibility:http://catalog.unmc.edu/general-information/student-policies-procedures/satisfactory-academic-progress/

Return of Title IV funds: https://www.unmc.edu/student-success/_documents/financial-aid/return_to_title_iv_funds_policy.pdf

Textbooks, Instruments and Materials

All dental instruments issued to the student are the property of the College of Dentistry. As these items become necessary for the various courses, they are issued to the student. Upon completion of the course and prior to the conferring of the degree, all issued equipment and instruments are to be returned to the College in satisfactory condition. If any issued item is lost or damaged beyond usefulness, the student must replace it at his/her/their own expense. If for any reason additional supplies become necessary, the student must pay for the needed item(s).

Should a student leave the College before graduation with a degree, all issued books, instruments, and unused supplies must be returned to the College of Dentistry before any University Tuition and General Fee refunds will be made.

Dental Student Books, Equipment & Supply Policy

Books

Students will be responsible for obtaining assigned books.

Dental Instruments, Equipment and Equipment Replacement Fee

Students must purchase their own magnification loupes. The cost to purchase the loupes is not included in the student fee assessment and will be at the student's own expense. An estimated expense for purchasing loupes is included in the financial aid cost of attendance allowance.

Equipment and dental instruments are leased to students and checked out as needed for specific purposes. They are to be returned in satisfactory condition. Students are responsible for payment for damaged or lost equipment and dental instruments as follows:

Handpieces and Titan Scalers

  • First $100 of repair cost for damaged handpieces/handpiece components or Titan Scalers
  • 50% replacement fee for first lost handpiece/handpiece components (either high speed or slow speed handpiece/components)
  • 50% replacement fee for first lost Titan Scaler
  • 100% replacement fee for lost handpieces/components and Titan Scalers after first lost handpiece/components or Titan Scaler

Hand Instruments

  • No charge for first 10 damaged hand instruments (if exchanged for a new instrument)
  • $4/hand instrument for first 10 lost hand instruments
  • Full replacement fee for damaged or lost hand instruments after the first 10 damaged/first 10 lost

Other Equipment and Instruments (including but not limited to articulators and cassettes)

  • First $100 of repair cost for damaged other equipment or instruments
  • 50% replacement fee for lost other equipment or instruments
  • 100% replacement fee for lost other equipment or instruments after first lost other equipment or instruments

Fees for Technology, Supplies, and Services

Students pay a service fee which provides for technical support, a limited amount of printed, photocopied or electronic course materials, basic and preclinical laboratory supplies, use and laundering of COD clinic gowns, pre-clinical and clinical dispensing services and other items or services necessary for student participation in the academic programs at the College. Students attending UNMC College of Dentistry will also have access to University of Nebraska - Lincoln services such as libraries, campus recreation, and health center.

Withdrawal of Students

If a student leaves the program before graduation, all issued equipment and supplies must be returned before the College will authorize any University tuition and general fee refunds, release of transcripts and letters of recommendation or any other information as determined by the College.

Housing Facilities

Information about available housing for families or single students can be obtained from the Division of University Housing,530 N. 17th Street, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Box 880622, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0622, (402) 472-3561.

Placement Service

The College of Dentistry maintains a placement information service for students and recent graduates to aid them in finding practice locations and associateship opportunities.

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