Department of Dental Sciences

IDEP - Fees and Other Expenses

Students accepted to the IDEP/Creighton program will enroll in the first-year dental curriculum at Idaho State University. In general the expenses of IDEP students while enrolled at Idaho State University are classified as fees. These include a resident fee in addition to the Idaho Dental Education Program fee. Fees are valid for the year indicated and are subject to change by the State Board of Education, legislative appropriation of funds and/or Creighton University without notice. The fees and other expenses for the year indicated are shown in the chart below. Students starting the IDEP program in 2009-2010 will save over $95,000 in comparison with attending Creighton as a regular student.


1st Year (ISU)

2nd-4th Years (Creighton)

ISU Resident Fee

$4968  ($2428/sem) 


IDEP Program Fee

$20,592 ($10,296/sem)


Total Fees (Tuition)*

$25,722  ($12,861/sem)





Other Expenses





$1183 (avg 2-4 yrs)



$4573 (avg 2-4 yrs)

ISU Lab Fees



Creighton University Fee


$916/yr + $390 tech fee

Student Health Insurance***

$1294/yr (student only)

$1878/yr (student only)

Parking Permit (optional)



Student Dental Assoc dues

-0- (paid by ISDA)


Total Other Expenses



Room & Board Estimates**



Apartment Rental –estimate**




*Regular Creighton tuition is $45,644 for 2009-2010.

**These estimates vary depending on the student's personal preferences.

***Some form of health insurance is mandatory for attendance at each institution.

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