Institution Evaluation (IEF)
The Institution Evaluation is to be completed by the dean or
designated official of the dental school you are currently
attending or from which you graduated. It reports class ranking,
GPA, National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) scores, and an
overall narrative evaluation of the applicant. ADEA PASS reports
NBDE scores and class ranking (if applicable) only if the
information has been reported on the Institution Evaluation. ADEA
PASS distributes a copy of the completed Institution Evaluation
submitted on your behalf to each program you select. All U.S.
dental school utilizes the electronic format of the Institution
Evaluation. Some international institutions utilize the electronic
format. If the dental school you attended is not listed you must
submit the paper form.
If one of the following statements applies to you and you cannot
submit an Institution Evaluation you will be able to submit a
request of exception in your application.
- The U.S. or non-U.S. dental school from which you graduated has
- You attended a non-U.S. dental school and cannot obtain this
The Request for Exception will be processed with the application
in lieu of your Institution Evaluation and distributed
electronically to each program you designate.
Institution Evaluation Forms from previous years will not be
accepted by ADEA PASS.
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