Admissions & Applying

Requirements for admission to the Preceptorship program in Hospital Dentistry 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:

Hospital Dentistry 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:

Hospital Dentistry 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 scores will not be accepted.

Deadline

Deadlines vary depending on the initial quarter of enrollment. A letter of acceptance signed by the Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Personnel will be issued upon acceptance.

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)

  • Content of personal statement

  • Content of confidential reports

Decisions will be available approximately one week after the application is received.