USC University of Southern California

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC

Cost of Attendance

Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Program

Estimated cost of attendance for 2017-2018

Direct Costs Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4
Tuition $91,227 $91,227 $91,227 $60,818
Instrument Management System Fee $4,224 $4,224 $4,224 $2,816
Dental Equipment $9,595 $2,918 $0 $0
Health Insurance $1,816 $1,816 $1,816 $1,816
Disability Insurance $55 $55 $55 $55
Health Fee $909 $909 $909 $667
Scrubs Fee $350 $0 $0 $0
Dental Gown Usage $165 $165 $165 $110
ASDA/CDA Dues $85 $85 $85 $85
Topping Student Aid Fund $16 $16 $16 $16
Graduate Orientation Fee $55 $0 $0 $0
Graduate Student Programming Fee $80 $80 $80 $80
Graduate Student Service Fee $28 $28 $28 $28
Total Direct Costs $108,606 $101,523 $98,605 $66,491
Allowances for Indirect Cost
Room & Board $22,000 $22,000 $22,000 $15,538
Transportation $3,451 $3,451 $3,451 $2,444
Personal/Miscellaneous $2,533 $2,533 $2,533 $1,794
Estimated Cost of Attendance $136,589 $129,507 $126,589 $86,312

ASDA = American Student Dental Association
CDA = California Dental Association