USC University of Southern California

Cost of Attendance

Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Program

Estimated cost of attendance for 2014-2015

Direct Costs Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Tuition $81,180 $81,180 $81,180 $54,120
Instrument Management System Fee $4,209 $4,209 $4,209 $2,806
Dental Equipment $10,095 $2,834  $0 $0
Laptop $500 $0 $0 $0
Student Health Center Fee $761 $761 $761 $561
Disability Insurance $55 $55 $55 $55
Health Insurance $1,712 $1,712 $1,712 $1,712
Scrubs Fee $280  $0 $0  $0
Dental Gown Usage Fee $165 $165 $165 $110
ASDA/CDA Dues $80 $80 $80 $80
Topping Student Aid Fund $16 $16 $16 $16
Graduate Orientation Fee $50 $0  $0  $0
Grad Student Programming Fee $80 $80 $80 $80
Grad Student Services Fee $20 $20 $20 $20
Total Direct Costs $99,203 $91,112 $88,278 $59,544
Allowances for Indirect Costs
Room and Board $21,334 $21,334 $21,334 $16,000
Transportation $3,360 $3,360 $3,360 $2,520
Personal/Misc $2,436 $2,436 $2,436 $1,828
Estimated Cost of Attendance $126,333 $118,242 $115,408 $79,892

ASDA = American Student Dental Association
CDA = California Dental Association