RDAEF Tuition and Fees

Tuition for the 2020-2021 RDAEF Program is listed below. Flexible, interest-free payment plans are available to qualified applicants. Students may pay tuition in three separate installments or through a monthly payment plan. Prospective students are required to make a $2,000 non-refundable deposit when submitting their application for the program. Register online ›

Program for RDAs (2020-21) 

Total Program Hours: 410 hours
2020-21 Tuition: $20,495
Student Kit: $2,495

Program for Existing RDAEFs (2020-21)

Total Program Hours: 342 hours
2020-21 Tuition: $16,495
Student Kit: $2,495

Upon acceptance into the program, you will receive enrollment confirmation, a list of the required supplies and materials that you will need to bring to the program, a detailed program schedule for the first module of the program and access to the online learning management system which houses the online lectures and quizzes.

Student Kit

You are required to pay a student kit fee, which includes course handouts, reference materials, particular instruments and lab and clinic supplies that will be dispensed throughout the program.

All students are required to have access to a laptop computer or tablet for use during the program. Program assignments, presentations, study materials, quizzes and correspondence will be through email and/or posted on the University's online learning management system, Canvas. In addition, students will need access to a triturator at home in order to complete the homework assignments.

Funding Options

Funding may be available to qualified individuals through the Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan® program. Please visit the Sallie Mae website for more information. 

In addition, interest-free, flexible payment plans are available to applicants through the dental school. Please call the Continuing Dental Education Office at 415.929.6486 for further information and assistance. Please be aware that this program is not eligible for other conventional federal student loan funding. However, participants for this program may be eligible to finance the cost of this professional development program through personal loans from a bank or credit union. 

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