FAQs

FAQ: 

Q: What is the success rate of this program?

A:  This program has proven to be a success, of the 40 students who have completed the program since 2003, 30 students have gone onto attend dental school.

 

Q: How many students do you accept?

A:  The program accepts two students per cycle, with plans to expand the program.

 

Q:  What fees are associated with the UCLA Dental Post-Baccalaureate Program (e.g., application, tuition, and housing)?

A:  Since this program targets disadvantaged students there is no application fee.  Courses, books, parking along and a quarterly stipend are provided for students during the course of the program.  The only cost our program does not cover is housing. 

 

Q:  Are students allowed to work during the program?

A:  Students are not allowed to work over the duration of the program.

 

Q:  Are applications reviewed on a rolling basis?

A:  We do not employ a rolling admissions process so all applications are reviewed at the same time.

 

Q:  What is the average DAT score of a potential applicant?

A:  Actually, we do NOT require an applicant to have applied to dental school or have taken the DAT prior to applying to the UCLA Dental Post-Baccalaureate Program.