Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Dental Medicine

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Description of Program

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey School of Dental Medicine will begin accepting applications through ADEA CAAPID on April 11, 2016.

The Internationally Trained DMD Program at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine is designed to enable qualified dentists educated outside the United States or Canada to earn a Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree following a special 27-month didactic and clinical program.  

Contact Information

Rosa Chaviano-Moran DMD
Assistant Dean of Admissions and Student Recruitment
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 
School of Dental Medicine
Office of Admissions
110 Bergen Street, Room B829
Newark, NJ 07101-1709

Program Details

Length of Program: 27 months
Program Deadline: October 14, 2016
Start Date: April 18, 2017
Class Size: 30
Degree Awarded: D.M.D.

Requirements to apply to program

English Language Proficiency

  • Must be proficient in the English language
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the TOEFL.
  • Submit official TOEFL exam score to Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) after submitting ADEA CAAPID application.
  • Institution Code 2584, Dept Code 38

National Board Dental Examination Requirements

  • Program requires a passing score of NBDE Parts I and II to be considered for admission
  • Submit official National Board Dental scores to RSDM after submitting ADEA CAAPID application

Letter of Evaluation

  • Program accepts three Letters of Evaluation

Transcripts and Evaluations

  • Applicant must submit to ADEA CAAPID a detailed evaluation by either ECE or WES

Application Fee

  • Send application fee to RSDM (not to ADEA CAAPID) 
  • Non-refundable application fee of $250 made payable to Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (NO CASH ACCEPTED)

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

  • Send 2” x 2” photograph to RSDM (not to ADEA CAAPID) after submitting ADEA CAAPID application
  • Notarized copy of degree or diploma.
  • Original NBDE Scores (Part I and Part II)
  • Original TOEFL Exam
  • Fee $250 (check or money order)