2015-2016 ADEA Official Guide to Dental Schools

For Students Entering Dental School in Fall 2016 or Fall 2017

2015 2016 ADEAOfficial Guide

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In addition to providing profiles for 76 U.S. and Canadian dental schools, the 2015–2016 ADEA Official Guide to Dental Schools answers key questions about opportunities in dentistry, the dental school admissions process and financing a dental education.

ADEA has published and updated this comprehensive resource for more than five decades.

Look for the next edition March 2017. 

  • Descriptive profiles of 66 U.S. dental schools and 10 Canadian dental schools, including:
    • State, province or international residency requirements.
    • Minimum preparation and degree requirements.
    • Dental Admission Test mean and range scores.
    • Grade point average mean and range.
    • Special programs and services, including summer enrichment programs.
    • Estimated costs.
    • Descriptions of schools’ curriculums.
  • Several comparative tables for easy review of schools’ data, including:
    • Applicants and enrollees—by gender, race and ethnicity and in-state versus out-of-state.
    • Admissions requirements.
    • 2014 entering class characteristics.
  • Tips for writing a dental school application essay.
  • Details on submitting the ADEA AADSAS® application
  • Helpful advice for high school and undergraduate students about getting into dental school.
  • Guidelines for financing dental school, including:

The 2015-2016 Official Guide is also available as an online edition. The online edition includes all of the content of the printed book and the following features:

  • Bookmarks and notes.
  • Pull-down menus for quick navigation to individual school profiles.
  • A search function.
  • Live links to dental school websites and other resources.

Here’s how the online edition works: The online edition differs from a traditional ePub or eBook—you purchase access to the digital content, which you can read until the edition expires at the end of March 2018. Accessing this edition requires an Internet connection.

Online edition: $15 per copy

Printed book: $35 per copy

Printed book: $29 per copy for orders of 10 or more

A subscriber must complete and submit the ADEA Publications Claim Form within six months of the issue's publication if it is missing or damaged. If you claim a back issue that is out of stock, ADEA is not liable for any refund.