University of Manitoba Dentistry

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Contacts

Website: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/dentistry/index.html

Phone: 204.789.3631

Admissions e-mail: info_dent@umanitoba.ca

Program Information

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)
    • 4 years in length
  • For information click here

Admission statistics

  • Total number of applicants in 2012: 285
  • Applicants interviewed 2012: 70
  • Class size in 2012: 29
  • A maximum of 4 spaces are offered for out-of-province applicants
  • International students are not eligible to apply

For more information on the program, click here

Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: minimum 60 credits of university level courses
  • Required Courses:
    • Intro. Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry: 2 semesters with labs
    • Biochemistry: 2 semesters
    • Physics: 2 semesters with labs
    • Biology: 2 semesters with labs
    • English: 2 semesters
    • Humanities/Social Sciences: 2 semesters

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GPA

  • Minimum Core Course GPA 2012:
    • 3.40 for Manitoba applicants
    • 3.80 for out-of-province applicants
  • Calculation method:
  • Adjusted GPA calculation for applicants with two years of pre-dental studies:
    • (2x average of CORE courses) + (1x average of lower year) + (3x average of better year) all divided by 6.
  • Adjusted GPA calculation for applicants with 3 or more years of pre-dental studies:
    • (2 x the average on the CORE courses) + (0 x the average on lowest year) +(3 x the average on best year) + (1 x the average on each remaining full academic year of studies) all divided by number of courses as appropriate

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DAT

  • Only the single best DAT score within the past 3 years will be considered
  • Minimum PAT score: 14
  • Minimum Carving Dexterity score: 12
  • Average DAT score 2012:
    • 18.66 Manitoba applicants
    • 23.00 out-of-province applicants

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Supporting Documents

  • Application Form
  • Supplemental Application Form
  • Fee
  • Two sets of final official transcripts from all post secondary schools
  • Official DAT scores sent directly by the CDA
  • No Reference letters or Autobiographical sketches are required or reviewed
  • Proof of Canadian Citizenship (if born outside of Canada)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (if applicable)

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Evaluation criteria

  • Selection for interview
    • minimum core course average, which may change year to year depending on applicant pool
  • Final Selection
    • rank-ordered by an overall score based on the equal weighting of the Adjusted Grade Point Average (AGPA) (as of June 3rd of the year of application), the Canadian Dental Aptitude Test (DAT) scores, and the interview scores.

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Interview

  • Interview invitations will be sent via email in March (end)
  • Interview Dates 2013-2014: April (end) - May (beginning)
  • CDA structured interview style
  • 45 minutes interview with panel of two individuals

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Timeline for 2013-2014 Application Session

  • November 3, 2012: Last possible Dental Aptitude Test (If you are granted an interview you may use the February 2012 DAT)
  • January 21, 2013: Application deadline
  • February 15, 2013: Last date for receipt of transcript by the Enrolment Services/Admissions Office; final date for receipt of DAT score reports
  • End of March 2013: Interview selection decision released
  • End of April or beginning of May 2013: Interview
  • June 3, 2013: Last date for receipt of Final Transcripts and the receipt of Feb. 2012 DAT score reports
  • June 30, 2013: Applicants will be notified by this date of final selection decision

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Tuition 2012-2013

  • Out-of-province students pay same tuition fees as Manitoba students
    • First year Tuition: 18,928
    • Total first year fees: 37,613

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