Stipends and reduced resident tuition are available for most students. Both US and international applicants are eligible to receive stipends.* The amount of the stipend is based on available funding.

Stipend for 2022-23: $12,000

 

Orthodontics Certificate 2022-2023

Occupation: Dentist, and other specialist. SOC code: 29-1023.00

The program will cost $75,682.50 if completed within the normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed. 

Upon completion of the program and receipt of the certificate, students would be educationally qualified to practice as a Orthodontist.

Estimated Annual Program Expenses (2022-2023) Projected*

Orthodontics Certificate can only be completed in conjunction with the Orthodontics MS degree

Summer

Fall

Spring

Tuition $3480.00 $5216.00 $5,216.00
Ortho Certificate Fee $0.00 $7216.00 $7216.00
Student Activities Fee $18.25 $36.50 $36.50
Student Services Fee $19.75 $39.50 $39.50
Student Union Fee $33.25 $66.50 $66.50
Building Fee $30.75 $61.50 $61.50
Recreation Fee $77.00 $154.00 $154.00
Arts & Cultural Events Fee $8.50 $17.00 $17.00
Professional Enhancement $30.00 $40.00 $40.00
Student Health Service Fee $61.75 $123.50 $123.50
Mental Health Fee $6.00 $12.00 $12.00
Records and Documents Fee (one-time fee) $225.00 $0.00 $0.00
Background Check (one-time fee) $150.00 $0.00 $0.00
Books $500.00 $900.00 $900.00
Supplies $600.00 $775.00 $775.00
SIMs Fee $0.00 $1,700.00 $1,700.00
International Student Fee $35.00 $70.00 $70.00
Total Expenses $5,275.25 $16,428.00 $16,428.00
Health Insurance - basic coverage for student only waived with proof of coverage. July 1 to June 30 $500.00 $1,000.00 $1,500.00

 

*Tuition and fees subject to change.

**International students without a US-recognized DDS will pay $14,098.00 for tuition and all fee listed above.

ADDITIONAL eXPENSES PER yEAR      
Room and Board $1938.34 $3926.68 $5,890.02
Personal Expenses $424.34 $848.66 $1,273.00
Transportation $197.20 $392.64 $588.96
Total Living Expenses $2,584.88 $5,167.98 $7,751.98

 

Program Completion Rate

Program is typically completed within 24 months. For the past twelve years, we have had a 100% on-time completion rate for Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science degree in Orthodontics.

Licensure Requirements

This program meets licensure requirements in all 50 states.

Placement Rate

For 45 students completing the Certificate in Orthodontics (in addition to the Master of Science degree) over the last eight years, one has an academic appointment, one has entered the military service as a dental specialist, two hold adjunct faculty appointments, and forty-one entered private practice.

More information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions is available.