Costs for Doctor of Dental Medicine - Downers Grove

Cost of attendance budget for College of Dental Medicine, Downers Grove.

Cost of Attendance Budget 2024-2025

The information below is provided to assist incoming students in estimating their monthly budget while considering available financial resources for the academic year (e.g., earnings, financial aid, family assistance). Tuition and fees are billed directly to a student’s account by the University. Budget items are estimated costs based on the average monthly living expenses multiplied by the number of months in the program’s academic year. These costs may vary for each student, consequently, each student should determine anticipated expenses while in school. Please note, student loans are not available during periods of non-attendance (i.e., summer quarter, leave of absence), however, the Federal Work-Study program may be an option to those that qualify.

Tuition and Fees Living

Dental Medicine – Downers Grove Tuition and Fees
Tuition and Fees1st Year2nd Year3rd Year4th Year
Student Services Fee750750750750
Technology Fee1,647000
Other Dental Fees15,95815,95815,95815,958
Disability Insurance Fee63636363
Total Tuition and Fees
(tuition is expected to increase between 2% to 3%)

Living Expenses and Other Costs

Dental Medicine – Downers Grove Living Expenses and Other Costs
Budget Items/Estimated Costs1st Year 
(9-Month Budget)
2nd Year 
(9-Month Budget)
3rd Year 
(12-Month Budget)
4th Year 
(12-Month Budget)
Books, course materials and supplies$5,349$1,675$500$500
Personal Expenses:                  
on-campus/off-campus/with parent option
Personal Expenses: thrifty option1,6201,6202,1602,160
Health Insurance3,7362,8023,7363,736
Housing: on-campus option9,8559,8559,8559,855
Housing: off-campus option15,30015,30020,40020,400
Housing: with parent option3,6003,6004,8004,800
Housing: thrifty option7,6507,65010,20010,200
Food: on-campus/off-campus/with parent option4,0504,0505,4005,400
Food: thrifty option3,0383,0384,0504,050
Travel/Transportation: on-campus option (includes auto insurance and registration)2,3052,3053,0413,041
Travel/Transportation: off-campus/ with parent option (includes auto insurance and registration)4,9164,9166,5226,522
Travel/Transportation: thrifty option (includes auto insurance and registration)2,9582,9583,9113,911
ADEX License Fee002,7950
INBE License Fee000845
Average Loan Origination Fees4,3704,3704,4414,441
Total Budget Items/Estimated Costs: on-campus option$32,365$27,757$33,368$31,418
Total Budget Items/Estimated Costs: off-campus option$40,421$35,813$47,394$45,444
Total Budget Items/Estimated Costs: with parent option$28,721$24,113$31,794$29,844
Total Budget Items/Estimated Costs: thrifty option$28,721$24,113$31,793$29,843