Financial Information

Scholarships and Loans
The School of Dentistry at West Virginia University has available certain loans and scholarships for its students who may have difficulty financing their education. These loans and scholarships are administered by the West Virginia University Student Financial Aid Office. Information on these scholarships and loans can be found at Financial Aid Scholarship and Loan Information.

Estimated Expenses Related to your Educational Experience
The West Virginia School of Dentistry realizes that students need adequate data on estimated expenses related to their education, including tuition, fees, books, equipment and supplies and living expenses. The Health Sciences Center Financial Aid Office has a complete chart of estimated costs per year for dentistry students at Financial Aid Cost of Attendance.

The West Virginia School of Dentistry is interested in assuring that students receive adequate financial counseling about student loan debt before their actual enrollment. We encourage you to utilize the services of the Health Sciences Center Financial Aid Office. The office is located in room G-111 at the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center. They can also be contacted by phone at 304-293-3706 or by email at

Additional Resources
The AAMC/ADEA Dental Loan Organizer and Calculator (DLOC) is offered through a partnership between the AAMC and ADEA. It’s free to currently enrolled dental students, graduates and residents. This service provides a secure location to organize and track your loans and calculate custom repayment plans using your own loan information to make informed decisions about repayment options. AAMC/ADEA DLOC

You may also want to consider the various loan forgiveness programs. A summary of each State Loan Forgiveness Program is available at the following link. Loan Forgiveness Programs.