Admissions & Applying

Requirements for admission to the Preceptorship program in Advanced Prosthodontics are the following:

  • Degree from a dental school accredited by the local government jurisdiction

  • English language proficiency

Application Process

  • Application Form

  • Official dental education transcripts and an official ECE Course-by-Course Report

  • 3 confidential reports from people with knowledge of the applicant’s skills and potential

  • Proof of English language proficiency for people with English as a second language (official TOEFL or IELTS score required) An interview in English may be required.

  • One-time, non-refundable application fee of $150.00** (the application fee must be paid in US dollars in the form of a check drawn from a US-affiliated bank, cashier's check, or money order made payable to UC Regents.)

All application materials must be sent directly to:

Advanced Prosthodontics Preceptorship 
Office of Student Affairs
UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave, A0-111 CHS
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1668 USA
 
 If you wish to use a courier service please use the following address:
  
Advanced Prosthodontics Preceptorship
Office of Student Affairs
UCLA School of Dentistry
Room A0-111 CHS
650 Charles E. Young Drive South
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1668

Incomplete files will not be considered.

Photocopies of official transcripts and TOEFL score will not be accepted.

Deadline:

Application Deadline: Deadlines vary depending on the initial quarter of enrollment. 

Initial Quarter of EnrollmentApplication Deadline
Summer (July – September) March 15
Fall (late September – December) June 1
Winter (January – March) September 15
Spring (April – June) December 15

Selection Process

The admissions committee considers the following criteria in its decisions:

  • Academic achievement (GPA and class rank if available)

  • Research interests

  • Content of personal statement, including the applicant's interest in prosthodontics, reason for applying to the program, and goals for the program if he/she is accepted

  • Content of confidential reports

The decision on acceptance will be made on a rolling basisA letter of acceptance signed by the Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Personnel will be issued upon acceptance.