2018 Application Cycle
March 1, 2017 - February 22, 2018

Many U.S. and Canadian dental schools that offer advanced standing programs for international dental graduates participate in ADEA CAAPID. Listed below are the institutions that currently accept applications from international dental graduates through ADEA CAAPID. If a dental school that offers advanced standing admission is not listed below, you will need to contact that program directly for information about its admissions process.

ADEA CAAPID Application Deadlines & Requirements

In addition to the CAAPID application requirements, most programs require:

  • English proficiency tests (TOEFL ibt preferred)
  • At least two letters of evaluation
  • Additional school fee 

For more information about each institution's requirement, click on its name in the chart below.  ADEA CAAPID makes every attempt to provide current and accurate information about participating programs, however the information provided here is not intended to be comprehensive.  Check with each program to which you are applying to make sure you meet all admissions and residency requirements and address all licensing questions or concerns before submitting an application.     

Institution State Deadline  NBDE 1  NBDE 2  ECE  WES

 University of Alabama at Birmingham 
School of Dentistry






Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC 


x       x
Loma Linda University 
School of Dentistry
CA 6/1/2017 x  x x
University of California, Los Angeles,  
School of Dentistry
CA 7/7/2017  x (preferred) x
University of California, San Francisco, 
School of Dentistry
CA 6/9/2017 x   x
University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry CA 6/9/2017 x x x  
The University of Colorado 
School of Dental Medicine
CO 2/22/2018 x
Howard University 
College of Dentistry
DC 8/31/2017 x x x
University of Florida 
College of Dentistry
FL 11/1/2017


 University of Iowa 
 College of Dentistry

  IA  10/15/2017  x  x  x 
Southern Illinois University – 
School of Dental Medicine
IL 7/13/2017 x (preferred) x
 University of Illinois at Chicago 
College of Dentistry
IL 6/15/2017 x   x
Indiana University 
School of Dentistry
IN 5/5/2017 x x x
University of Louisville 
School of Dentistry
KY N/A x
Boston University Henry M. Goldman 
School of Dental Medicine 
MA 12/31/2017 x x
Tufts University School of 
Dental Medicine
MA 8/1/2017 x  x x
University of Michigan 
School of Dentistry
MI 6/15/2017 x
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Dental Medicine NJ 10/17/2017  x x x
New York University 
College of Dentistry
NY 12/15/2017 x x x
University at Buffalo 
School of Dental Medicine
NY 5/17/2017 x (preferred) x x
University of Oklahoma 
College of Dentistry
OK 9/1/2017 x (optional) x (required) x (required)
The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University PA 1/15/2018
x (select programs) x
University of Pennsylvania 
School of Dental Medicine
PA 6/1/2017 x   x
University of Pittsburgh 
School of Dental Medicine 
PA 7/5/2017 x x
University of Puerto Rico 
School of Dental Medicine
PR 11/1/2017 x x x
 Virginia Commonwealth University 
School of Dentistry
VA 2/22/2018
x (preferred) x (preferred) x
University of Washington 
School of Dentistry
WA 12/31/2017 x x x x   

 Marquette University School of Dentistry