Admissions Overview


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. 

English Language Proficiency Requirements

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.  The University may accept Duolingo scores of 120 or higher.

GRE Requirements

The GRE is required for the following MS programs: Biomaterials and Orthodontics. 

Annual Cost of Attendance

2022-23 Anticipated 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 $33,806.00 $45,596.00  
Orthodontics, MS and Certificate $64,655.00 $76,445.00  
Periodontics Certificate $61,163.00 $72,953.00  
Prosthodontics Certificate $59,320.00 $71,110.00  
TMD & Orofacial Pain Certificate $42,806.00 $54,596.00  
AEGD (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) $43,806.00 $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 n/a n/a n/a
Orthodontics, MS and Certificate $10,000 $9,000 $11,849.00
Periodontics Certificate $10,000 $9,000 $8,357.00
Prosthodontics Certificate $10,000 $9,000 $6,514.00
TMD & Orofacial Pain, Certificate n/a $9,000 n/a

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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