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Tuition, Fees & Stipends

Stipends are different for each advanced education program. Review the table below for information relating to program stipends.

Tuition is based on credit hour rates. Tuition rates are subject to change at any time during enrollment. Current tuition rates vary depending on your date of enrollment (first semester registered in classes).

Fall and Spring Semesters

All postgraduate and graduate students are registered for 12 credit hours during fall and spring semesters.

Summer A, B, and C Semesters

A beginning student (Summer B), or student in the final term of studies (Summer A) is registered for 4 credit hours. A continuing student (Summer C) is registered for 8 hours.


In addition to tuition, some programs are required to purchase instruments. Students are allotted the following amounts in their budgets for purchasing instruments:

Program Instrument Budget
Endodontics $36,836
Orthodontics $1,870
Periodontics $10,985
Prosthodontics $3,850


Listed below are first-year stipends. Stipends may vary after the first year of study. All stipends are subject to change at any time during your enrollment.

Program Stipend
Advanced Education in General Dentistry (Seminole/St. Petersburg) $32,000
Advanced Education in General Dentistry (Hialeah) No stipend
Craniofacial Pain $12,000
Dental Biomaterials Variable
Dental Public Health Variable
Endodontics $5,000
Oral Biology Variable
Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology $19,000
Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology $1,000*
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (6 year M.D./Certificate) $25,134
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (4 year Certificate) $53,764
Orthodontics $2,000
Pediatric Dentistry $35,000
Periodontics $9,500
Prosthodontics $7,000

*International students are not eligible to receive a stipend and must pay a yearly tuition of $50,000