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What is your dental school debt load? You don't have to post the info in great detail since it might be very personal to some. Just a rough estimate may do.
 

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Originally posted by blankguy
What is your dental school debt load? You don't have to post the info in great detail since it might be very personal to some. Just a rough estimate may do.

I recently heard from some Dean or other that for graduates of the Texas dental schools, the average debt is $92,500 at graduation, and the tuition at TX schools is incredibly low, so I'd think that would be the lowest possible reasonable estimate. That's all the info I have, though. :)
 

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tuition in texas (all 3 schools) is about 13,000 per year NOT including living expenses
 

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Originally posted by atlas6
tuition in texas (all 3 schools) is about 13,000 per year NOT including living expenses

I thought UT San Antonio was MUCH lower than this.

My buddy turned down a slew of schools to go to UT because he got a$ 4,000 scholarship and tuition was only $3,400.

Truth?
 

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you can check out there website..........tuition is cheap but after paying labs,fees, etc.............its about 12-13k per year.
 

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Originally posted by ItsGavinC
I thought UT San Antonio was MUCH lower than this.

My buddy turned down a slew of schools to go to UT because he got a$ 4,000 scholarship and tuition was only $3,400.

Truth?

Depends on whether you're in-state or out-of-state. In-staters pay around $5k tuition, with $10k fees to make $15k for 1st year approximately, and out-of-staters pay 3 times as much tuition and the same amount for fees for a total of about $25k. As you can see, the fees are a huge part, esp. 1st and 2nd years. I think it might get less bad 3rd & 4th years.

I'll get my ADEA book out tonight & see if I can provide some more concrete details; this is just what I'm remembering & may not be 100% accurate.
 

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My debt load (everything included: consumer debts, credit card debts, undergraduate loans, dental loans and all its interests) total will be around:


$350,000.00


when I graduate in 2006. Not worried one bit! :)
 

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Originally posted by Yah-E
My debt load (everything included: consumer debts, credit card debts, undergraduate loans, dental loans and all its interests) total will be around:


$350,000.00


when I graduate in 2006. Not worried one bit! :)

How large will the monthly payments will that be?? Also aren't you planning on going on for further studies?
 

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I'm looking at between 200,000 - 250,000 bucks. Like Yah-E, I'm not a bit worried. :hardy:

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My total debt would be around 250,000
+pity+

However, since I am doing dental school with the Army scholarship it will be almost none! yay! :horns:
 
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