Selection Process

Selected candidates will be invited to interview. If you have been selected, you will be notified by telephone and/or email.

Timing of Interviews: October – November

Approximate Number of Candidates Selected for Interviews: 6 – 10

The admissions committee considers the following criteria in its decisions:

  • Academic achievement (GPA and class rank if available)

  • Performance on NBDE

  • Content of personal statement

  • Content of recommendation letters

  • Overall impression at the personal interview

This program does not participate in the Postdoctoral Dental Matching Program. Accepted candidates are notified by telephone, email, and/or letter. Decisions will be available in December or January.

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