Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Download a PDF of the ADEA CAAPID profile for the Boston University College of Dentistry.
Description of Program
The Advanced Standing D.M.D. Program at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine is a 24-month course of study for internationally-trained dentists leading to a Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree. Students pursue highly intensive clinical training while simultaneously following a rigorous academic curriculum. Advanced Standing D.M.D. students also are able to capitalize on the location of the dental school in the heart of Boston through community outreach and research opportunities.
Boston University Henry M. Goldman
School of Dental Medicine
100 East Newton Street, Suite G305
Boston, MA 02118, USA
Length of Program: 24 months
Program Deadline: December 31, 2018
Start Date: July 22, 2019
Class Size: 85
Degree Awarded: D.M.D.
Requirements to apply to program
English Language Proficiency
National Board Dental Examination Requirements
Advanced Dental Admission Test (ADAT)
- The ADAT is not required.
Letters of Reference/Evaluation
- Three letters of evaluation are required:
- 1 dental school dean OR 1 dental faculty if no dean's evaluation available
- 2 dental faculty OR 1 dental faculty & 1 clinical supervisor
- Fourth evaluation letter is optional
- Letters of evaluation should be submitted through the Recommenders Portal by the evaluator and should be on official institution letterhead paper and include the date and author's signature. If your evaluator(s) cannot submit the letter(s) of reference/evaluation
through the Recommenders Portal, you may upload the letter(s) in the Program Materials section of ADEA CAAPID.
Transcripts and ECE
- Submit the ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.) course-by-course detailed dental school transcript evaluation to ADEA CAAPID. The ECE report should state that the dental degree has been awarded; provisional certificates are not accepted.
- Instructions for secure online submission of the non-refundable $75 application fee will be emailed to the applicant following submission of ADEA CAAPID.
Documents to Upload to the Program Materials Section of the ADEA CAAPID Application
- You are not required to upload any documents to the Program Materials section of ADEA CAAPID.
- Curriculum vitae
(CV) or résumé: upload recommended
- Dental degree
(diploma): upload recommended; notarization is not required
- Letters of
reference/evaluation: upload is permitted, if necessary
- If your evaluator(s) cannot submit the letter(s) of reference/evaluation through the Recommenders' Portal, you may upload the letter(s). Documents that have been viewed by the applicant may be considered unofficial. Boston University strongly prefers that evaluators submit letters
of reference electronically through the Recommenders Portal, but if your evaluator(s) cannot submit the reference(s) electronically, you may upload the evaluation letter(s). Documents that are accessible to the applicant may be considered unofficial.
Additional transcripts: If you are enrolled in or have graduated from an advanced degree or CAGS (Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study) program, please upload unofficial transcript(s), as well as English translation(s) if necessary. If your ECE transcript evaluation already includes this course of study,
do not upload the transcript(s).
- Do not upload continuing education (CE) certificates, licenses, certificates of achievement or other materials. Extraneous documents delay review of your application.