University of Florida College of Dentistry

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Description of Program

http://admissions.dental.ufl.edu/iedp/programs-application-process/4-year-d-m-d-program/

This 4-year program leads to a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) Degree and was designed for Internationally-Educated Dentists who are legal residents of the state of Florida. Florida residents have priority in admissions to this program. To be eligible for admissions, you must be a United States citizen or have a permanent resident visa, and proof of your status. Participants will join the first year predoctoral class at the time of matriculation and move with the class through the four (4) years of curriculum. Up to two students may be accepted into this program each year.

Contact Information

Dr. Pamela Sandow
University of Florida College of Dentistry
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 100445
1395 Center Crive, D3-5
Gainesville, FL 32610-0445
Telephone: 352-273-5955
Fax: 352-846-0311
Email: GradAdmissions@dental.ufl.edu  

Program Details

Length of Program: 4 years
Program Deadline: November 1, 2018
Start Date: August, 2019
Class Size: Up to 2, based upon number of qualified applicants.
Degree Awarded: D.M.D.

Requirements to apply to program

Highlights

  • To be eligible for admission you must be a United States citizen or have a permanent resident visa (green card), and proof of your status.
  • Dental Admission Test (DAT) scores with a minimum score of at least a 15 in each individual section.
  • This program requires four (4) academic years to complete.
    • NOTE: UF also offers a 2-year AEGD Program for Internationally-Educated Dentists. The AEGD application is through PASS. The 2-year AEGD program is specifically designed for internationally-educated dentists who want to practice dentistry in the state of Florida. For more information, please see admissions.dental.ufl.edu/iedp/.   

    Application Procedure

    1. Apply to ADEA CAAPID

    2. Send the following materials to UF College of Dentistry

    Dr. Pamela Sandow
    University of Florida College of Dentistry
    P.O. Box 100445
    1395 Center Drive, D3-5
    Gainesville, FL 32610-0445

    • Required Documents
          • Official Dental Admission Test (DAT) scores
            • Applications will not be considered before official DAT scores are submitted. A minimum score of 15 in all sections is required.
              • Submit DAT scores to program after submitting ADEA CAAPID application. The program does not waive the DAT for applicants with NBDE score reports. DAT scores must be received by our office no later than November 1, 2018.
            • Official TOEFL scores. A minimum TOEFL score of 80 (Internet-Based version) or 550 (paper-based). The UF College of Dentistry code is 8612.
                • TOEFL scores expire after 2 years. For the 2019 Application Cycle, TOEFL scores must be from February 22, 2017 or later.
                • TOEFL scores must be sent to the University of Florida College of Dentistry Office of Admissions in an envelope sealed by ETS.
            • Proof of U.S. citizenship or Permanent Resident Visa
              • At the time of application, you need to submit proof of citizenship (U.S. passport, U.S. birth certificate, or Certificate of Naturalization) or proof of permanent resident visa (Green Card). A copy will suffice.
              • It is the applicant's responsibility to maintain their permanent resident visa for the duration of the program. 
            • Recommended Documents
              • Unofficial transcript(s) of any completed US coursework 
              • National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) score report
                • Submission of official electronic NBDE score report is accepted, but NOT REQUIRED for admission to the program.
                • Submission of official DAT scores to program after submitting ADEA CAAPID application. The program does not waive the DAT for applicants with NBDE score reports
            • Advanced Dental Admission Test (ADAT) score report
              • Submission of official electronic NBDE score report is accepted, but NOT REQUIRED for admission to the program.
              • Submission of official DAT scores to program after submitting ADEA CAAPID application. The program does not waive the DAT for applicants with NBDE score reports

            • Submission of official electronic NBDE score report is accepted, but NOT REQUIRED for admission to the program.
            • Submission of official DAT scores to program after submitting ADEA CAAPID application. The program does not waive the DAT for applicants with NBDE score reports

            Application Status Updates

            • The Office of Admissions will work hard to process your ADEA CAAPID application in a timely manner. Please be aware that it can take up to four weeks.
            • Within two weeks of receiving your ADEA CAAPID application, the Office of Admissions will send you a confirmation via email.
            • After processing your ADEA CAAPID application, which can take an additional two weeks, the Office of Admissions will send you an email outlining your current application status and any remaining actions you need to take in order to complete your application with our office.
            • Application forms and all documentation must be completed/received by November 1st. Late applications will not be accepted. Applicants with incomplete applications will not be eligible for admission.