University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
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Description of Program
Welcome to the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine ISP
Program at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. With more than 80,000 patient visits per year
and over 400 students and residents, the School of Dental Medicine is an active
member of the clinical and educational Anschutz Medical Campus community -
a community that you are invited to join.
The International Student Program offers qualified graduates of international dental programs the opportunity to earn the Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Graduates of this two-year accredited
DDS program may take any state or regional board, and thus, are eligible for licensure and practice within the United States.
The program consists of didactic courses supported by some on-line resources, pre-clinical simulated courses provided
within the School of Dental
Medicine and clinical courses involving direct patient care in the School’s clinic and community- based urban and rural health clinics.
University of Colorado
School of Dental
13065 E 17th Ave. Suites 403
Mail Stop F838
Aurora, CO 80045
Length of Program: 24 months
Application Opens: September 2018
Program Deadline: February 2019
Start Date: January 2020
Class Size: 40
Degree Awarded: D.D.S.
Requirements to apply to program
You should not apply if you have not completed any of
the below items:
- 94 or higher on
TOEFL (all applicants must take TOEFL, we do not make any exceptions for
this criteria even for those who are citizens or those who did schooling
in an English speaking country).
- Dental Degree –
you must have a notarized copy of your dental degree. Provisional degrees,
letters of completion, or transcripts will not suffice. No exceptions are
made for possession of a dental degree.
- Passing score of
NBDE Part 1
Documents you will need to submit
Complete instructions are found on the website www.ucdenver.edu/sdm/isp. Do not rely on information here for
application as the website provides detailed information on how to submit the
CAAPID Application (Including ECE (the
University does not accept WES), Personal Statement, and Official TOEFL Score)
- Letters of Recommendation
- Letters of Recommendation Waivers
- Official NBDE Sore Report
- Notarized Dental Degree
- Application Fee
- Board of Regents Questionnaire
Instructions for Applying to the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine
instructions on how to apply to the University of Colorado School of Dental
Medicine, please visit our website at www.ucdenver.edu/sdm/isp.
Please make sure to scroll all the way through this website and click on the
yellow arrows as there is important information found ender each of those
contact the International Student Program until you have visited the website
and click on “How to Apply” and read the application instructions thoroughly.
Webinar - How to Apply to the University of Colorado
To learn more about
applying to the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, ISP program, please
join us for a webinar. During the webinar, you will learn about what the
University looks at within the application, and the component parts of the
application. You will also have an opportunity to get common questions answered
and ask your own questions.
Please visit: www.ucdenver.edu/sdm/isp/applicationwebinars to see dates and register
for a webinar.
Visit the University of Colorado
Please make plans to visit us
to learn more about our school and the ISP program, tour our campus,
observe a class, ask questions about the application process, and learn about
life as a student and in Denver.
Please visit www.ucdenver.edu/sdm/isp/visitisp to see if there are visit
spots available. Please note that it is
not possible to accommodate individual visits with faculty.
The visit will run from
8am-1pm. Lunch will be provided. Spots can be reserved on a first come, first
served basis up to 15 people.