Admissions & Applying

We will not be accepting applications for this program for the 2020-2021 academic cycle. Thank you for your interest.

Requirements for admission to the Advanced Clinical Training program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry are the following:

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

  • English language proficiency


  • 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).

  • 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:

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:
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: March 15

Interviews & Selection Process

The admissions committee considers the following criteria in its decisions:

  • Academic achievement

  • Content of personal statement

  • Content of confidential reports

  • Language Skills

  • Demonstrated interest in/commitment to general dentistry

  • Professional experience

All applicants will receive a letter via email regarding acceptance or not for an in-person interview no later than one week after application deadline. 

A letter of acceptance signed by the Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Personnel will be issued upon acceptance