Tufts University Dentistry

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Contacts

Website: http://dental.tufts.edu
Phone: (617) 636-6639
Admissions e-mail: DenAdmissions@tufts.edu

Program Information

Curriculum

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)
  • 4 years in length
  • Joint programs are available. Descriptions can be found here

Admission statistics

  • Total number of applicants in 2012: 4289
  • Class size in 2012: 182
  • International students are not eligible to apply

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Admissions Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: Bachelor's degree from accredited 4 year college/university
  • Required Courses
    • Biology + lab (8 credits)
    • Upper level biology (3 credits)
    • Inorganic chemistry + lab (8 credits)
    • Physics + lab (8 credits)
    • Organic chemistry + lab (8 credits)
    • Biochemistry (3 credits)
    • Writing intensive Humanities or Social Science course (1 semester)
      • History
      • English
      • Comprehensive Literature
      • Philosophy
      • Government
      • Women's Studies
  • Recommended Courses
    • Anatomy
    • Physiology
    • Microbiology
    • Immunology
    • Pharmacology
    • Histology

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GPA

  • Minimum grade/GPA: 3.0
  • Average grade/GPA of admitted applicants 2012: 3.41
  • Calculation method:
    • AP credits are not recognized.

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DAT

  • Cut-off DAT score:
    • Academic Average: 16
    • Perceptual Ability: 17
    • Reading Comprehension: 17
    • Total Science: 16
  • Average DAT score of accepted applicants in 2012:
    • Academic Average: 20
    • Perceptual Ability: 21
    • Reading Ability: 21
    • Total Science: 16
  • Canadian DAT is also accepted
  • Tests must be taken after June 1, 2011. It is strongly suggested that the test is completed before January 1, 2014.
  • The Admissions Committee will only consider scores from the first three DAT attempts.

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Supporting Documents

  • AADAS application
  • Official transcripts
  • 2 letters of evaluation (One from a Biology professor and one from a Biochemistry, Chemistry, Math or Physics professor) OR a pre-professional composite committee letter
  • A letter from a general dentist providing proof of at least 40 hours shadowing experience
    • This letter must include approximate number of hours
    • A total of 75 hours of shadowing must be completed

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Interview

  • Interview invitations will be sent out on a rolling basis, beginning later October 2013.
  • Interview Dates 2013-2014: November 2013 to April 2014

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Timeline 2013-2014

  • June 3, 2013: AADSAS Application opens
  • Later October, 2013: Interview invitations start being sent
  • November 2013: Interview sessions begin and continue until April 2014
  • January 1, 2014: Deadline to complete DAT
  • February 3, 2013: AADSAS Application closes

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Tuition 2013-2014

  • First year tuition: $63,932
  • Total first year fees: $77,073

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For information on financial aid, click here

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