Admissions & Applying

Requirements for admission to the ACT Program in Endodontics 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:

Endodontics ACT Program
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:

Endodontics ACT Program
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/IELTS scores will not be accepted.


Application Deadline: The Endodontics Advanced Clinical Training Program is a year-long program that starts in the summer quarter (July 1).  The application deadline is March 15.

Upon Acceptance:

There is $1,300 international student fee for students who need an I-20 for an F-1 visa.

Selection Process

The admissions committee considers the following criteria in its decisions:

  • Academic achievement

  • Clinical experience and aptitude

  • Professionalism and maturity

Accepted candidates are notified by email. Decisions will be available two weeks after the application deadlineA letter of acceptance signed by the Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Personnel will be issued upon acceptance.