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: 

Late October – Early November

Approximate Number of Candidates Selected for Interviews: 12 – 14

The admissions committee considers the following criteria in its decisions:

  • Academic achievement (GPA and class rank if available)

  • Superior Performance on CBSE (Comprehensive Basic Science Examination)

  • Post-dental school accomplishments

  • Extracurricular achievements

  • Excellent clinical ability

  • Strong work ethic

  • Content of personal statement

  • Content of recommendation letters; one letter must be from the Dean of the applicant's dental school

Applicants will be notified of acceptance through the Match service. To find out when results will be available, please consult the Match service (Usually at the end of January). A letter of acceptance signed by the Program Director and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Personnel will be issued upon acceptance.