Financial Information

Dental Hygiene Program Financial Information

Starting Date:

Classes begin in the fall semester. Two days of new student orientation are held prior to the beginning of classes.


Tuition and fees are set by the University Board of Regents and may be changed at any time. The current tuition and fee rates are available from the Registrar's Office, College of Dentistry . The following quotations are for the academic year listed and are offered as guidelines only. More information is available in the student catalog.

Current Academic Year Tuition & Fees

Residency Information

Students whose homes are not in Nebraska are considered nonresidents for tuition purposes. Nonresident students desiring to qualify for Nebraska residency may do so by meeting residency requirements as adopted by the Board of Regents on April 30, 1994. These regulations are on file in the registrar's office and may be reviewed during normal business hours.

Tuition Refunds

A student who withdraws from the University during a term for which he/she is registered is entitled to claim a refund of tuition. The University's current policy for a refund of tuition is:

First week 100%
Second week 75%
Third week 50%
Fourth week 25%
Fifth week None

Scholarships and Financial Aid

All students admitted to the College of Dentistry will automatically receive information pertaining to the financial aid program. For additional information, please contact:

Nebraska Medical Center 984265
Omaha, NE 68198-4265

Judy Walker,  Director/Undergraduate
Financial Aid
1-800-626-8431 (Ext. 4199) or (402) 559-6409

NOTE: The awarding of any grant, scholarship, or loan is dependent on timely application and meeting all requirements for eligibility. It is each student's responsibility to know the deadlines and to have met the application requirements for the desired aid program.