Tuition (per year) for 2020-21

Tuition and fees for 2021-2022 will be posted in spring 2021

Alabama residents $28,000
Non-residents $65,000

Student Health Program

Student Health Service (per academic year) $300
Prepaid Dental Health Program (per academic year) $102
Hospital Insurance (required for all students per year) $1,996

Equipment and Laboratory Fees (per academic year)

Anatomy Lab Fee (first year students) $400
Preclinical technical laboratory (first and second year students) $4,000
Preclinical technical laboratory (third and fourth year students) $25
Prosthetic laboratory per year (third and fourth year students) $300
Technique gold Variable (purchase of approx. 20 d.w.t. gold at current market value by second year students for use in preclinical courses in operative dentistry and removable prosthodontics) At cost.
Breakage fee (Seniors only) $15

Miscellaneous Fees

National Dental Board Examination (second-year students) At cost
National Dental Board Examination (fourth-year students) At cost
Clinic Fee -- First and second year (per academic year) $126
Clinic Fee -- Third year (per academic year) $3,086
Clinic Fee – Fourth year (per academic year) $774
CPR fee (first year students) $26
Advanced Cardiology Life Support (ACLS) Third year $26
ASDA Dues (per academic year) $102

Special Fees Paid Only When Applicable

Cap and gown rental for Doctor of Dental Medicine (fourth-year students) $93
Graduation and diploma fee (fourth-year students) $60

Additional Expenses

The estimated cost of books, equipment, and supplies (exclusive of tuition and fees shown on preceding schedule) for four years at the School of Dentistry is $10,000. This amount includes approximately $650 for books and $250 for supplies. Instruments and other equipment for required dental kits cost approximately $8,820 for first year students, $6,407 for second year students and $4,860 for third year students. The above costs vary from year to year due to changes in prices and curriculum. Students should be aware that dental kits must be paid for at the time of purchase. *This fee schedule is subject to change at the beginning of each academic year.