Indiana University School of Dentistry

Download a PDF of the ADEA CAAPID profile for Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD)PDF.

Description of Program

https://www.dentistry.iu.edu/index.php/prospective-students/admissions/iu-idp/

The Indiana University-International Dentist Program (IU-IDP) offers qualified graduates of foreign dental programs the opportunity to earn the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at Indiana University School of Dentistry. Qualified Applicants who successfully complete the application process and matriculate into the DDS program, will enter the second semester of the second year of Dental School. Upon successful completion of the DDS program, graduates are eligible to take state or regional clinical board examinations to be eligible for dental licensure and dental practice in the U.S 

Contact Information

Melanie R. Peterson, D.M.D., M.B.A
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs
Director, International Dentist Program
Indiana University School of Dentistry
Office of Admissions and Student Affairs
1121 West Michigan Street, Room 105
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Telephone: 317-274-8173
Fax: 317-278-9066
Email: merpete@iu.edu  

Program Details

Length of Program: A minimum of 30 months
Program Deadline: June 15, 2015
Start Date: January 2016
Class Size: 14                      
Degree Awarded: D.D.S.

Requirements to apply to program

English Language Proficiency

  • Must be proficient in the English language.
  • Only applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the TOEFL.
  • Program accepts Internet Based TOEFL (IBT) scores only.
  • Must submit original TOEFL score report ELECTRONICALLY and directly to the program (school code 1325).
  • Do not send original TOEFL score report to ADEA CAAPID or to the Office of Admissions and Student Affairs at Indiana University School of Dentistry.
  • TOEFL Minimum score of 90 (IBT) is required. Preference given to candidates with scores of 100 and above.

National Board Dental Examination Requirements

  • Program requires passage of NBDE Parts I and II for the IU-IDP application to be complete and for applicants to be considered for admission to the program.
  • Submit official NBDE Scores directly to the program at Indiana University School of Dentistry during the application process.
  • Do not send NBDE score reports to ADEA CAAPID.

Letter of Evaluation

  • Program requires three Letters of Evaluation.
  • Original letters as prescribed below may be uploaded directly to the ADEA CAAPID application.
  • Original letters must be:
    • Written on professional letterhead of author and include original signature (plain typed documents will not be accepted).
    • Written in English, or translated by qualified U.S. Translator.
    • Written within the 12 months prior to the application submission.
    • Written by the Dean, Associate Dean, department chair or faculty member from former dental school.
    • At least one letter should be written by a dental professional who has worked with the candidate within the 12 months prior to the application submission.

Transcripts and Evaluations

  • Applicant must submit to ADEA CAAPID a detailed evaluation by ECE. IUSD accepts only ECE evaluations.
  • Program requires official copies of diploma and transcripts within six months after, and only if, accepted to the program.
  • Program requires original copies of diploma and transcripts of Master’s level degrees within six months after, and only if, accepted to the program.

Application Fees

  • Submit the $65.00 Application Fee to the program (not to ADEA CAAPID) during the submission of the online eGraduate Application found on the program web site.  Note: When completing the IUPUI eGraduate Application, your external application number is your CAAPID ID.

Other documents that should be sent directly to program (not to ADEA CAAPID)