Admissions Overview

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Learn about the application process, see an overview of our programs, and find the estimated cost of attendance.

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How to Apply

We have a paperless application and admission review process.  Application procedures for each program vary, but there are certain steps that relate to all applicants. 

For Applicants Whose Native Language Is Not English

A minimum TOEFL score of 79 is required.  Programs using the UB application also accept a minimum overall score of 6.5 on the IELTS.  For Fall 2022 application, the University accepts Duolingo scores of 120 or higher.

GRE Requirements

The GRE is required for the following programs: Biomaterials, Oral Biology, and Orthodontics. 

Annual Cost of Attendance

2021-22 Cost of Attendance (COA)

The COA includes Tuition, Broad-Based UB Fees, and Indirect Expenses detailed on the University's Financial Aid page plus applicable Clinical Program Costs COST OF ATTENDANCE
  NY State Resident Out-of-State and International
Degree Programs
Biomaterials, MS $33,806.00 $45,596.00
Oral Biology, PhD $33,806.00 $45,596.00
Oral Sciences, MS $33,806.00 $45,596.00
Clinical programs: Figures here include additional clinical program costs 
Endodontics Certificate $56,841.00 $68,631.00
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Certificate $43,806.00 $55,596.00
Orthodontics, MS and Certificate $64,655.00 $76,445.00
Periodontics Certificate $61,756.00 $73,546.00
Prosthodontics Certificate $59,380.00 $71,170.00
TMD & Orofacial Pain Certificate $42,806.00 $54,596.00

Breakdown of Additional Clinical Program Costs (included in the COA above)

Program CMS Fee PG Fee Indirect Program Expenses
Endodontics Certificate $10,000 $11,000 $2,035.00
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Certificate $10,000 $0 $0
Orthodontics, MS and Certificate $10,000 $9,000 $11,849.00
Periodontics Certificate $10,000 $9,000 $8,950.00
Prosthodontics Certificate $10,000 $9,000 $6,574.00
TMD & Orofacial Pain, Certificate $0 $9,000 $0

Clinical Management System (CMS) Fee: Covers dental instrument sterilization, maintenance & replacement, and to support clinic computing costs.

Postgraduate (PG) Fee: Covers expenditures, equipment, computers, instruments, and supplies needed for higher-level course instruction.

Indirect Program Costs: Detailed on each Program's Admissions Page, as applicable.  The COA displayed here includes Year 1 expenses.

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