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Contacts

Website: http://www.bu.edu/dental/admissions/
Phone: 617-638-4787
Admissions email: sdmadmis@bu.edu
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Program Information

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)
  • 4 years in length

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Admission statistics

  • Approximate Total number of applicants: 4500+
  • Class size: 115
  • Canadian students are eligible to apply

Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the USA or Canada
  • Required Courses:
    • Biology: 3 semesters with lab
    • General Chemistry: 2 semesters with lab
    • Organic Chemistry: 2 semesters with lab
    • Physics: 2 semesters with lab
    • English or Composition: 2 semesters
    • Mathematics including calculus: 2 semesters

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GPA

  • No minimum GPA, but competitive applicants usually have a GPA 3.3 or above

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DAT

  • The DAT is required of all applicants
  • DAT must have been written within 2 years of application deadline
  • US and Canadian DAT results are accepted
  • No minimum DAT score, but competitive applicants usually have 18 or above in each section

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Supporting Documents

  • AADSAS (Associated American Dental Schools Application Service) application
  • DAT scores
  • Letters of recommendation
    • two or three from science faculty; one from a dentist mentor, if student has shadowing experience
  • Official transcripts
  • Supplemental application and submission of an application fee (separate from the AADSAS fee)
    • Upon receipt of AADSAS application, applicants will receive a confirmation email with instructions regarding application completion, and a link to access the Boston
    • The supplemental application must be completed within two weeks after receipt of the email.
    • The application fee is $75 USD for U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents.
    • The application fee is $105 USD for non-U.S. citizens and non-permanent residents.

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Interview

  • Selected applicants are invitated for personal interviews
    • A tour of the dental school is included in the interview day
  • Interviews Dates: October - March

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Timeline 2013-2014

  • December 1, 2013: AADSAS application submission deadline
  • October - March 2013-2014: Interviews
  • December 2013-July 2014: Admission decisions are sent all throughout this period
  • January 1, 2014: Supplemental materials deadline

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • Total first year tuition - $74,500

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