COVID-19 Application Updates by Dental School


The COVID-19 pandemic has changed dental school admissions processes.

This page highlights school-specific information about interview formats, shadowing requirements and coursework exceptions for the 2021-22 cycle. Data is provided by the schools as they are available.

This list will be updated regularly and we encourage you to check with schools directly for the most up-to-date information and details.

 

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DENTAL SCHOOL UPDATES

ARIZONA


A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health

  • Deadline Date: Nov. 15, 2021
  • Interview Format: Virtual
  • Coursework Exceptions: A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) will accept Pass/Fail courses for classes impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and for which a letter grade is not an option.
  • Experience Requirements: ATSU-ASDOH will review applications on a case-by-case basis, keeping in mind how the recent pandemic has affected an applicant’s preparation for the dental school admissions cycle.

  • For more details, please visit the ATSU-ASDOH Admissions page.


CALIFORNIA


Loma Linda University School of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Nov. 1, 2021
  • Interview Format: Interviews will be conducted online via Zoom.
  • Shadowing Requirements: 50 hours
  • Coursework Exceptions: Virtual coursework is acceptable until classes are held in person.

  • For more details, please visit the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry Admission page.



University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Jan. 1, 2022
  • Interview Format: All interviews will be conducted electronically until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Shadowing Requirements: The University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry (UCLA SOD) does not have a minimum number of hours, but strongly recommends 100 hours of in-office shadowing.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Pass/Fail grades and online courses taken during the COVID-19 pandemic will be accepted.

  • For more details, please visit the UCLA SOD Admissions Prerequisite page.



University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Oct. 31, 2021
  • Interview Format: Electronic interviews may be available.
  • Shadowing Requirements: The University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry (UCSF SOD) does not have a minimum shadowing requirement; however, UCSF SOD recommends 100 hours. The School of Dentistry will consider/accept virtual shadowing experiences.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Online courses taken during the COVID-19 pandemic will be accepted. If Pass/Fail is mandatory, it will be accepted.

  • For more details, please visit the UCSF SOD website.



Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine

  • Deadline Date: Dec. 1, 2021
  • Interview Format: TBD
  • Coursework Exceptions: Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine (WU CDM) will accept Pass/Fail grades for courses completed in spring 2020, summer 2020, fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters. WU CDM will also accept online prerequisite labs for courses completed in the spring 2020, summer 2020, fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters.
  • Other: The final deadline to take the Dental Admissions Test (DAT) for the 2022 entering class is Dec. 1, 2021.

  • For more details, please visit the WU CDM Admissions Requirements page.


COLORADO


University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine

  • Deadline Date: Oct. 15, 2021
  • Interview Format: Interviews will be conducted online via Zoom for the 2021-22 application cycle.
  • Shadowing Requirements: The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine (CU SDM) requires a minimum of 50 dental shadowing hours.
  • Coursework Exceptions: CU SDM will accept online classes, but you must have a letter grade for all prerequisite and required courses.
  • Other: CU SDM will accept unofficial Dental Admissions Test (DAT) score reports via email. The School of Dental Medicine will not accept any DAT scores after Nov.15, 2021, unless authorized by Admissions personnel.

  • For more details, please visit the CU SDM “How to Apply” page.


CONNECTICUT


University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine

  • Deadline Date: Dec. 1, 2021
  • Interview Format: TBD
  • Shadowing Requirements: Flexibility will be provided for required shadowing hours.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Online courses, including prerequisite courses, will be accepted from spring 2020 onward.
  • Other: Unofficial Dental Admissions Test (DAT) results are accepted. Please email to avolt@uchc.edu.

  • For more details, please visit the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine website.


FLORIDA


Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine

  • Deadline Date: ADEA AADSAS application deadline is Nov. 15, 2021. The Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine (NSU CDM) application is Dec. 15, 2021.
  • Interview Format: In-person
  • Shadowing Requirements: NSU CDM does a holistic review for all applicants, which includes a review of shadowing community outreach.

  • For more details, please visit the NSU CDM Admissions page.



University of Florida College of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Nov. 1, 2021
  • Interview Format: TBD
  • Shadowing Requirements: Competitive applicants must have meaningful dental shadowing experiences prior to applying, but there is no minimum number of hours required.
  • Coursework Exceptions: For coursework completed in 2020, Pass/Fail grades will be considered if your school didn’t provide an option to receive a letter grade. Please locate your school’s webpage that outlines the policy details and save that link.

  • For more details, please visit the University of Florida College of Dentistry Admissions page.

 

ILLINOIS


Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois

  • Deadline Date: Jan. 1, 2022
  • Interview Format: TBD
  • Shadowing Requirements: Dental shadowing experience is strongly recommended, but not required.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois (CDMI) will accept Pass/Fail grades for prerequisite coursework if the “Pass” is equivalent to at least a grade of C or above. CDMI will only accept a “Pass” equal to C- or lower if courses were not available for a letter grade and the Pass/Fail system was the only option available at that institution due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • For more details, please visit the CDMI Admissions page.


Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine

  • Deadline Date: Nov. 15, 2021
  • Interview Format: Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) is using Zoom for interviews.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Pass/Fail grades will be accepted for the spring 2020 and summer 2020 semesters.

  • For more details, please visit the SIU SDM website.


University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Dec. 1, 2021
  • Interview Format: TBD
  • Shadowing Requirements: The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry (UIC COD) requires 50 hours of shadowing.
  • Coursework Exceptions: UIC COD will accept Pass/Fail grades for spring 2020 and summer 2020 courses.

  • For more details, please visit the UIC COD “Get Ready for Dental School” page.


IOWA


The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics

  • Deadline Date: Oct. 1, 2021 (Preference is given to candidates who apply promptly when the application opens on June 1, 2021.)
  • Interview Format: In person with a virtual option for candidates who meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for higher risk.
  • Shadowing Requirements: The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics (UI COD) does not have a specific minimum requirement.
  • Coursework Exceptions: UI COD expects that prerequisite courses are taken for a grade. If you attend an institution that has mandated that all coursework change to Pass/Fail during spring 2020 or summer 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Dentistry expects that your institution annotates this mandate on your transcript.

  • For more details, please visit the UI COD Admissions Prerequisite page.


KENTUCKY


University of Kentucky College of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Jan. 1, 2022
  • Interview Format: TBD
  • Shadowing Requirements: For the 2021-22 application cycle, the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry (UKCD) is continuing to require 20 hours and is highly recommending 50 hours of dental shadowing. If an applicant is unable to complete the requirements prior to submitting their application, please contact the College of Dentistry’s office at ukcdadmissions@uky.edu.
  • Coursework Exceptions: UKCD will accept Pass/Fail in place of a letter/numerical grade for any prerequisite courses completed during the spring 2020 and/or summer 2020 semesters. Additionally, prerequisite courses completed during spring 2020 and/or summer 2020 in an online format will be accepted. Courses completed in fall 2020, spring 2021, summer 2021 and future semesters should be taken for a letter grade.
  • Please contact the College of Dentistry’s office at ukcdadmissions@uky.edu with any concerns.

  • For more details, please visit the UKCD Applications and Admissions page.

 

LOUISIANA


Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Sept. 1, 2021
  • Interview Format: Virtual
  • Shadowing Requirements: The Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Dentistry (LSUSD) requires a minimum of 25 hours of dental shadowing in three to four different general dentistry offices.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Pass/Fail accepted only in cases where student is not given the option of a letter grade.

  • For more details, please visit the LSUSD website.


MAINE


University of New England College of Dental Medicine

  • Deadline Date: Nov. 1, 2021
  • Interview Format: Virtual
  • Shadowing Requirements: The University of New England College of Dental Medicine (UNE-CDM) typically requires a minimum of 30 hours of in-person dental shadowing. However, an exception will be made to this requirement for the 2021-22 application cycle.
    Applicants who have not completed 30 hours of in-person dental shadowing must instead provide a statement responding to the question, “How have you engaged with the dental profession during the pandemic?”, which will be included in the ADEA AADSAS® application to UNE-CDM. A statement demonstrating engagement with the dental profession will be accepted in lieu of the required 30 hours of dental shadowing for the 2021-22 application cycle.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Applicants who have the option of taking a spring 2020, summer 2020, fall 2020, spring 2021, summer 2021 and/or fall 2021 prerequisite course for a letter grade or Pass/Fail must choose the graded option to receive a letter grade for the course. If the applicant did not have the option to choose a letter grade for the prerequisite course due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UNE-CDM will consider Pass/Fail grades on a case-by-case basis, pending verification from the institution’s Registrar’s Office that a graded option was not available for the prerequisite course.
    Applicants who have the option of taking a spring 2020, summer 2020, fall 2020, spring 2021, summer 2021 and/or fall 2021 non-prerequisite course for a letter grade or Pass/Fail are encouraged to choose the graded option because the course will otherwise not factor into GPA calculations. While graded non-prerequisite courses are preferred, Pass/Fail non-prerequisite courses will also be acceptable for spring 2020, summer 2020, fall 2020, spring 2021, summer 2021 and/or fall 2021.
  • Other: The Dental Admissions Test (DAT) deadline is Oct. 1, 2021.

  • For more details, please visit the UNE-CDM Admissions page.


MASSACHUSETTS


Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine

  • Deadline Date: Dec. 16, 2021
  • Interview Format: Interviews will be conducted in accordance with state, local and university health and safety protocols. Remote Zoom interviews will be held when in-person visits are unavailable or impractical. A decision on fall interview format will be made in late summer.
  • Shadowing Requirements: The Admissions Committee is flexible in consideration of pandemic restrictions affecting dental shadowing, community service and other in-person experiences. The Committee does not identify specific hour requirements for dental shadowing.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Letter grades are strongly preferred, particularly for prerequisite courses. The Admissions Committee is flexible in evaluating 2020 courses with “Pass”, “Satisfactory” and “Credit” assessments. Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) will consider online prerequisites if in-person courses are unavailable.
  • Other: GSDM encourages applicants to take the CASPer online situational judgment test between June and Nov. 2021. CASPer assesses non-academic attributes and interpersonal skills that are important for success in dental medicine; the Admissions Committee uses CASPer in support of holistic application review.

  • For more details, please visit the GSDM website.



Harvard School of Dental Medicine

  • Deadline date: Dec. 15, 2021
  • Coursework Exceptions: Pass/Fail grading will be also accepted for summer 2020.
  • Other: The Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) will accept unofficial Dental Admissions Test (DAT) scores this cycle and consider scores valid for three years from the start of the application cycle.

  • For more details, please visit the HSDM Admissions & Aid page.


MINNESOTA


University of Minnesota School of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Feb. 3, 2022
  • Interview Format: TBD
  • Shadowing Requirements: Dental shadowing will not be required for the 2021-22 admission cycle. Applicants should still enter all shadowing hours in their applications.
  • Coursework Exceptions: University of Minnesota School of Dentistry (U of M SOD) will accept Satisfactory/Non-Satisfactory or Pass/Fail courses for spring 2020 and summer 2020 only for prerequisite courses. U of M SOD prefers letter grades, if possible, but will allow each student to make their best personal decision. Online labs are accepted for spring 2020, summer 2020, fall 2020 and spring 2021.

  • For more details, please visit the U of M SOD Apply and Interview page.


MISSISSIPPI


University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Oct. 2, 2021
  • Interview Format: TBD
  • Shadowing Requirements: The University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry (UMMC SOD) requires 70 hours total of dental shadowing with four dental providers. Virtual shadowing is not accepted.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Online courses will be accepted in lieu of in-person learning, only if mandated by the college or university you are attending.
  • Other: UMMC SOD accepts students who are legal residents of the state of Mississippi.

  • For more details, please visit the UMMC SOD Admissions page.


MISSOURI


A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health

  • Deadline Date: Dec. 1, 2021
  • Interview Format: To date, interviews will be conducted virtually via Zoom.
  • Shadowing Requirements: There will be case-by-case exceptions if no other option is available.
  • Experience Requirements: Shadowing and community service will be evaluated with the pandemic’s effects considered.

  • For more details, please visit the A.T. Still University Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health Admissions page.


NEBRASKA


Creighton University School of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Oct. 1, 2021
  • Interview Format: Interviews will be conducted via Zoom. However, depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is the Creighton University School of Dentistry’s (Creighton SOD) hope to conduct in-person interviews. Please note that interviews are by invitation only.

  • For more details, please visit the Creighton SOD “Future Students” page.



University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Oct. 1, 2021
  • Interview Format: As of March 2021, the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry (UNMC COD) is hopeful for in-person interviews. Due to the pandemic, virtual interviews remain a possibility.
  • Coursework Exceptions: UNMC COD will consider Pass/Fail credits for 2020 and 2021 semester prerequisite courses on an individual basis. Applicants are strongly encouraged to limit the number of courses taken as Pass/Fail.
  • Other: UNMC COD strongly recommends shadowing experiences but does not have specific requirements. The Admissions Committee holistically reviews applications and will consider unusual circumstances when reviewing an applicant’s campus, community and dental career involvement.

  • For more details, please visit the UNMC COD website.


NEVADA


University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Dental Medicine

  • Deadline Date: Jan. 1, 2022
  • Interview Format: Interviews will consist of timed video, written assessment and/or virtual interviews.
  • Shadowing Requirements: Given the current pandemic, the Admissions Committee will be lenient if shadowing hours are lacking/low from March 2020 to present.

  • For more details, please visit the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Dental Medicine Admissions page.


NEW YORK


Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical Center

  • Deadline Date: Feb. 1, 2022
  • Interview Format: Interviews will be conducted virtually.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Pass/Fail grades for prerequisite courses taken during spring 2020 or summer 2020 will be accepted. Letter grades are still recommended, if possible, especially in the sciences. Fall 2020 and spring 2021 will be reviewed on a case-by-case if no other option is available.
  • Experience Requirements: Dental shadowing and community service is recommended, if possible, but Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical Center (TCDM at NYMC) will take into account individual circumstances. We will also accept virtual shadowing.
  • Other: Please feel free to contact TCDM at NYMC’s Admissions Office at Admissions.DDS@touro.edu with any questions or concerns.

  • For more details, please visit the TCDM at NYMC Admissions page.

 

OHIO


Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine

  • Deadline Date: Jan. 1, 2022
  • Interview Format: TBD
  • Shadowing Requirements: Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine (CWRU SOD) does not have a set number of shadowing hours required, but significant exposure to the profession is expected.
  • Coursework Exceptions: For all prerequisite courses, CWRU SOD will only accept Pass/No Pass (P/NP) grades if that was the only option offered by your school. If given a choice of taking a prerequisite course with P/NP grades or for a letter grade, you should elect to take the course for a letter grade.

  • For more details, please visit the CWRU SOD website.


OKLAHOMA


The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Sept. 30, 2021
  • Interview Format: Interviews will be conducted in person but the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry (OU COD) will have a backup plan for Zoom interviews, if necessary.
  • Shadowing Requirements: OU COD requires a minimum of 100 hours of dental shadowing, but the College of Dentistry will accept some online podcast/YouTube learning of procedures.

  • For more details, please visit the OU COD website.


PENNSYLVANIA


The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University

  • Deadline Date: Jan. 15, 2022
  • Interview Format: Interviews will be conducted via Zoom.
  • Shadowing Requirements: The applicant should demonstrate substantial exposure to the dental profession.
  • Coursework Exceptions: 2020-21 semester courses taken with Pass/Fail grades may be considered; however, courses with a number grade are preferred.

  • For more details, please visit the The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University “How to Apply” page.



University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

  • Deadline Date: Nov. 1, 2021
  • Interview Format: As of March 2021, the interview format for the 2021-22 application cycle is still undecided. The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine (Pitt SDM) will make the determination between virtual and onsite interviews as the application cycle moves forward.
  • Shadowing Requirements: While Pitt SDM understands the difficulty of shadowing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 50-100 hours of in-person shadowing is still recommended. Online shadowing will be accepted and reviewed as a part of the School of Dental Medicine’s holistic application review process.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Pass/Fail coursework for prerequisite classes will be accepted for spring 2020 and summer 2020 semesters only.

  • For more details, please visit the Pitt SDM Admission Requirements page.


SOUTH CAROLINA


Medical University of South Carolina James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine

  • Deadline Date: Dec. 15, 2021
  • Interview Format: All interviews will be virtual for the 2021-22 cycle.
  • Shadowing Requirements: Medical University of South Carolina James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine (MUSC CDM) considers dental-related exposure and experiences holistically and does not require a minimum number of hours. Dental-related exposure and experiences include in-person and virtual shadowing, working in a dental-related job position, conducting research and participating in webinars and information sessions, etc.
  • Coursework Exceptions: MUSC CDM recommends numerical or letter grades for prerequisite coursework. Pass/Fail grades for the spring 2020 semester will be accepted.

  • For more details, please visit the MUSC CDM “Apply Now” page.


TENNESSEE


University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Sept. 30, 2021
  • Shadowing Requirements: At least 50 hours of dental shadowing with a general dentist is required.
  • Coursework Exceptions: University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry (UTHSC) will accept online lab components for science courses taken in 2020 and 2021 semesters.

  • For more details, please visit the UTHSC website.


TEXAS


Texas A&M College of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Sept. 30, 2021
  • Interview Format: Electronic interviews are required.
  • Experience Requirements: Texas A&M College of Dentistry (Texas A&M Dentistry) understands that shadowing is not possible under the pandemic conditions. Texas A&M Dentistry has never set a specific number of hours as a minimum; however, in-office traditional shadowing is required, so please resume these activities when it is safe to do so.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Online and Pass/Fail courses are acceptable for all coursework, including required courses, for spring 2020 and summer 2020 semesters. For fall 2020, online courses are acceptable and Pass/Fail grades are acceptable; however, letter grades are preferred. For spring 2021 and later, online courses are acceptable and letter grades are always preferred.
  • Other: As always, Texas A&M Dentistry must take 90% of its class from the state of Texas resident pool. Texas residents must apply through the Texas Medical & Dental Schools Application Services.

  • For more details, please visit the Texas A&M Dentistry Office of Recruitment & Admissions page.



University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston

  • Deadline Date: Oct. 30, 2021
  • Interview Format: TBD
  • Shadowing Requirements: The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston (UTSD) does not have a specific shadowing hours amount requirement. UTSD recommends that applicants obtain as many shadowing hours as they can to make sure that dentistry is what they want to pursue. UTSD recommends that applicants shadow in different areas, not just general dentistry, to ensure they acquire a better understanding of the dental professions.
  • Coursework Exceptions: We require microbiology.

  • For more details, please visit the UTSD website.


UTAH


University of Utah School of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Oct. 15, 2021
  • Interview Format: In person (virtual interview dates will be added, if necessary).
  • Shadowing Requirements: The University of Utah School of Dentistry (U of U SOD) requires a minimum of 40 hours total of dental shadowing with at least four dentists.
  • Coursework Exceptions: U of U SOD will accept Credit/No Credit or Pass/Fail courses, but no coursework requirements will be waived.
  • Other: Students are encouraged to take the Dental Admission Test (DAT) as soon as possible. Applications submitted without a DAT score are considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.

  • For more details, please visit the U of U SOD website.


VIRGINIA


Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry

  • Deadline: Jan. 1, 2022
  • Interview Format: The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry (VCU SOD) is planning for onsite interviews for the 2021-22 application cycle, but changes may be forthcoming.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Pass/Fail grades will be accepted for any courses taken spring 2020 through fall 2021, including prerequisite courses.
  • Experience Requirements: Circumstances will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
  • Other: VCU SOD will be flexible and lenient when evaluating affected semesters and activities.

  • For more details, please visit the VCU SOD website.


WEST VIRGINIA


West Virginia University School of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Nov. 1, 2021
  • Interview Format: Interviews for the 2021-22 application cycle are currently expected to be held in person. The Admissions Office reserves the right to change the interview format to a virtual session if required by university, state or local protocols.
  • Shadowing Requirements: Applicant shadowing experience will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Limited virtual shadowing experiences will be accepted.
  • Coursework Exceptions: If an applicant’s college or university moved to online-only instruction, they will be asked to provide documentation as to which semesters were affected. All online or in-person courses must be completed for a letter grade. Grades of Pass/Fail or Satisfactory will not be accepted.
  • Other: Applicants will have the opportunity to document in ADEA AADSAS® if they have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including any delay in completing the Dental Admission Test (DAT) due to testing site unavailability or inability to complete shadowing in dental offices.

  • For more details, please visit the West Virginia University School of Dentistry website.


WISCONSIN


Marquette University School of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Jan. 1, 2022
  • Interview Format: The Marquette University School of Dentistry (Marquette SOD) is planning for interviews to be conducted in person for the 2021-22 application cycle. If COVID-19 gathering limits persist, interviews will be conducted virtually through Zoom.
  • Shadowing Requirements: In-person, in-office shadowing is preferred over any type of virtual platform shadowing. Holistic decisions will be made on a case-by-case basis.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Letter grades are preferred for all courses. Pass/Fail grades will be accepted for coursework completed in 2020 and 2021 semesters, only if no other option is offered.

  • For more details, please visit the Marquette SOD Admissions page.

 

QUEBEC


McGill University Faculty of Dentistry

  • Deadline Date: Oct. 15, 2021
  • Interview Format: The Multiple Mini-Interviews will either be done in-person or virtually. The final decision will be posted on our website in September 2021.
  • Shadowing Requirements: A minimum number of shadowing hours is not required but dental shadowing is strongly recommended.
  • Coursework Exceptions: Winter 2020 grades will not be considered in the academic evaluation (GPA), but successfully completed courses will be counted toward degree totals as reported on the institution's transcript. As well, winter 2020 semester credits will not be considered when assessing eligibility related to full-time studies. A minimum number of graded credits is required for the assessment of your academic performance. Please refer to the McGill University Faculty of Dentistry (McGill FOD) 4-Year D.M.D. Program Requirements page for more details.
  • Other: In light of continued public health concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Admissions Committee has decided to remove the Dental Aptitude Test (DAT) as a requirement for entry in the undergraduate dental programs for fall 2022. This is an exceptional and temporary measure due to the pandemic.

  • For more details, please visit the McGill FOD website.

 


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