Average tuition for 66 US dental schools

The University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., has the most expensive dental school in the U.S., with tuition at $119,360 per year, according to data from the American Dental Association.

The ADA has tracked data on dental school tuition in the U.S. since 2015. Here is the average cost for 66 dental schools in the U.S. for 2021-22.

Note: Tuition is listed for first-year students.

Dental School

Resident

Non-resident

University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa)

$29,782

$69,420

Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (Mesa)

$84,494

$84,494

Midwestern University (Glendale, Ariz.)

$83,122

$83,122

University of the Pacific (Stockton, Calif.)

$119,360

$119,360

University of California San Francisco

$45,357

$57,602

University of California Los Angeles

$47,221

$58,356

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC (Los Angeles)

$103,167

$103,167

Loma Linda (Calif.) University

$72,545

$72,545

Western University of Health Sciences (Pomona, Calif.)

$78,230

$78,230

University of Colorado (Boulder)

$41,344

$66,647

University of Connecticut (Mansfield)

$38,630

$77,436

Howard University (Washington, D.C.)

$42,632

$42,632

University of Florida (Gainesville)

$37,566

$64,046

Nova Southeastern University (Fort Lauderdale)

$71,488

$72,313

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic MedicineSchool of Dental Medicine (Bradenton, Fla.)

$56,235

$56,235

Augusta (Ga.) University

$25,544

$62,816

Southern Illinois University (Carbondale)

$36,664

$36,664

University of Illinois, Chicago

$35,636

$64,126

Midwestern University (Downers Grove)

$85,229

$85,229

Indiana University (Bloomington)

$41,744

$93,443

University of Iowa (Iowa City)

$51,010

$76,148

University of Kentucky (Lexington)

$34,400

$75,912

University of Louisville (Ky.)

$36,242

$75,608

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (New Orleans)

$28,418

$57,146

University of New England (Portland, Maine)

$68,380

$68,380

University of Maryland (College Park)

$44,164

$82,129

Harvard University (Boston)

$66,284

$66,284

Boston University

$85,000

$85,000

Tufts University (Medford, Mass.)

$84,840

$84,840

University of Detroit Mercy

$78,400

$78,400

University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)

$42,313

$57,748

University of Minnesota (Minneapolis)

$41,120

$76,176

University of Mississippi (Oxford)

$31,167

$31,167

University of Missouri, Kansas City

$36,578

$72,899

Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (Kirksville)

$79,942

$79,942

Creighton University (Omaha, Neb.)

$69,694

$69,694

University of Nebraska Medical Center (Omaha)

$40,450

$84,325

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

$60,199

$99,934

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (Newark, N.J.)

$55,290

$89,583

Columbia University (New York City)

$87,172

$87,172

New York University (New York City)

$88,700

$88,700

Stony Brook (N.Y.) University

$36,900

$62,950

Touro College of Dental Medicine (Valhalla, N.Y.)

$69,750

$69,750

University at Buffalo (N.Y.)

$36,900

$63,580

University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)

$40,554

$82,642

East Carolina University (Greenville, N.C.)

$29,994

$29,994

Ohio State University (Columbus)

$45,200

$90,204

Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland)

$77,916

$77,916

University of Oklahoma (Norman)

$29,869

$70,895

Oregon Health & Science University (Portland)

$47,044

$75,928

Temple University (Philadelphia)

$63,294

$71,132

University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)

$79,166

$79,166

University of Pittsburgh

$51,626

$61,904

Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston)

$47,415

$83,290

Meharry Medical College (Nashville)

$58,984

$58,984

University of Tennessee (Knoxville)

$30,388

$69,148

Texas A&M University (College Station)

$23,112

$33,912

Texas Tech University (Lubbock)

$29,550

$49,550

University of Texas at Houston

$32,698

$51,022

UT Health San Antonio

$24,150

$34,950

Roseman University of Health Sciences (Henderson, Nev.)

$79,460

$79,460

University of Utah (Salt Lake City)

$42,382

$80,237

Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond)

$38,279

$71,258

University of Washington (Seattle)

$55,422

$84,926

West Virginia University (Morgantown)

$36,990

$84,537

Marquette University (Milwaukee)

$57,450

$66,110

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