Admissions & Applying

Requirements for admission to the ACT program in Advanced Esthetic and Restorative 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)

  • 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 Esthetic & Restorative Dentistry 
UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave, A0-111 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668 USA

Incomplete files will not be considered.

Deadline

Application Deadline: February 15

Selection Process

The admissions committee considers the following criteria in its decisions:

  • Academic achievement

  • Professional goals

Accepted candidates are notified by telephone or email. Decisions will be available in AprilA letter of acceptance signed by the Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Personnel will be issued upon acceptance.