Marquette University School of Dentistry

Description of Program

The Marquette University School of Dentistry (Marquette SOD) offers an Advanced Standing program on a space-available basis. Each year, any vacancies in our second-year dental class are filled with foreign-trained dentists. Some years, Marquette SOD have no spaces available; other years, we have one or two spaces available. The first year is devoted to technical and theory courses, followed by two years of clinical and theory study. Upon completion, a student receives a D.D.S. degree.  

Contact Information

Brian Trecek
Marquette University School of Dentistry
Dental Admissions
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Telephone: 800-445-5385
Fax: 414-288-6505

Program Details

Length of Program: 36 months
Program Deadline: Jan. 1, 2022
Start Date: May through August 2022 (Dependent upon space)
Class Size: varies
Degree Awarded: D.D.S.

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 Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • If submitting TOEFL, minimum score accepted is internet-based (iBT) test score of 80.

National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) Requirements

  • Program requires passage of NBDE Part I or Integrated NBDE (INBDE) to be considered for admission.
  • Submit official NBDE scores to program only when requested by program.
  • If admitted, official NBDE Part I or INBDE scores must be sent directly to institution.

Advanced Dental Admission Test (ADAT)

  • Completion of the ADAT is accepted, but not required for admission to the program.

Letters of Evaluation

  • Program accepts up to three Letters of Evaluation.

Transcripts and Evaluations

  • Applicant must submit to ADEA CAAPID® a detailed evaluation by Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).
  • If admitted, the program will require course-by-course evaluation directly from the evaluation agency.

Application Fees

  • Pay the $45 application processing fee online to Marquette SOD after you receive the prompt from the Admissions Office to do so.