DMD International Student Fees

Projected Costs for 2024


Fees1 First Year DMD Second Year DMD Third Year DMD Fourth Year DMD
Tuition2 $85,908.52 $84,272.16 $82,666.98 $81,077.24
UBC Student Levied Fees3 $1,367.11 $1,328.05 $1,328.05 $1,328.05
Clinic Fee4 $38,353.25 $38,353.25 $38,353.25 $38,353.25
Patient Innovation Fee $4,198.75 $4,198.75 $4,198.83 $4,198.83
Program Fee $2,525.00 $2,525.00 $2,525.00 $2,525.00
UBC Student Health Immunization Review $167.00
Total Required: $132,659.63 $130,677.21 $129,072.11 $127,482.37
Other Related Costs:
CPR Certification/re-certification4 $60.00 $55.00 $55.00 $55.00
Textbooks (estimate including optional e-books) $2,100.00 $1,500.00 $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Surgical Telescope and lights $1,750.00
Camera (estimate) $350.00
Clinical attire (white shoes, face shield, cloth caps) $195.00
Blood Pressure Cuff $120.00
Articulator Purchase8 $1,650.00
Microsurveyor9 $550.00
Pacific Dental Conference Registration Fee $50.00
NDEB Certification Fee $2,500.00
DENT420 course materials $80.00 $80.00
Accident Insurance (Optional but recommended) $7.00 $7.00 $7.00 $7.00
Total Optional/Other: $4,662.00 $3,842.00 $1,062.00 $3,612.00


1. All fees subject to change without notice; this document is intended as a guide for future planning.
2. Confirmed for 2024W by the UBC Board of Governors.
3. Clinic Fees comprises part of your Tuition; It is based on cost of clinic operation, and is amortized over the program.  Tuition/Clinic fees are tax deductible.
4. Students may opt out of certain AMS fees. Please see the UBC Calendar for details.
5. Program Fee covers Educational/lab experiences, including sim lab/digital dentistry operations.
6. The Anatomy Lab fee is collected by the faculty and remitted to Faculty of Medicine.
7. UBC Health required current CPR certification. *Payable to Enrolment Services through SSC.
8. During first year, students will receive more information regarding articulator purchase, and arrange a group purchase through WhipMix. The cost for August 2023 was $1,629 Canadian
9. Microsurveyors are used in the Module – Partial Removable Dental Prostheses (PRPD). The instructor reports that the microsurveyors using in the program are no longer being manufactured, but many students will be able to obtain from upper year students

Projected costs for future years:

AMS Fees

For AMS fees cost breakdown, visit the Student Fees Section in the UBC Calendar.


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