Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) Program

Program Costs: Tuition and Fees for 2018-2019 Academic Year

Academic Year 2018-2019 cost of attendance for all IUSD academic programs is available here:

Enrollment in IUSD cannot be considered final until the student has been officially registered and paid the required tuition and fees by the deadlines established by the IUPUI Office of the Bursar. The IUPUI Office of the Bursar ( offers information regarding payment methods, billing deadlines and payment procedures.

The Office of Admissions and Student Affairs block enrolls students each semester. Enrollment cannot be finalized until all previously incurred fees have been paid and students are compliant with IUSD and IU policies regarding health insurance and immunizations. For more information on insurance and immunizations, see the Health and Safety section of the IUSD Student Handbook.

The Board of Trustees of Indiana University has established a late enrollment fee for students whose registration and financial obligations are not complete by the scheduled date. The Office of the Bursar also assesses monthly late fees on overdue balances. Students who are not officially enrolled may not attend classes, participate in laboratories or treat patients.


Students are required to make a substantial investment in instruments. All students are required to purchase the designated instruments as a complete set in its entirety. In addition to instruments purchased by students, a rental fee is charged for use of IUSD instruments in the laboratories and the clinics. The fee is payable each semester and is based on the cost to IUSD to provide this service. Instrument purchase and rental fees are divided between the fall and spring semester.

Financial Aid

Information on financial aid is sent to all incoming students upon their provisional acceptance to the D.D.S. program. Up-to-date information can be found on the IUSD website ( A representative from the IUPUI Office of Student Financial Services ( meets with first-year dental students during orientation, is routinely available for counseling appointments in IUSD, and is also accessible through email at If it is necessary for a student to obtain a credit-based loan, students are encouraged to have their financial affairs in order before enrolling at IUSD.

While every attempt is made to provide accurate and current information in this bulletin, Indiana University reserves the right to change without notice statements in the bulletin series concerning rules, policies, fees, curricula, courses, or other matters.


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