University of North Carolina Dentistry

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Contacts

Website: http://www.dentistry.unc.edu/
Phone: (919) 966-4565
Admissions e-mail: http://www.dentistry.unc.edu/contactus/index.cfm?id=10

Program Information

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
    • 4 years
    • Class of 2013:
      • 81 students accepted
      • 67 NC residents, 14 students Out of State
      • 54 B.Sc students
      • Average age: 25

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For a list of other available dental programs, visit here

Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: minimum 3 years of undergraduate study or a baccalaureate degree (B.A or B.Sc encouraged)
  • Required Courses (no more than 5 years old)
    • General Biology (8 credits – 4 credits must be human anatomy or vertebrate zoology, with laboratory)
    • General Chemistry with laboratory (8 credits)
    • Organic Chemistry (lab not required) (6 credits)
    • Biochemistry (lab not required) (3 credits)
    • Physics (lab not required) (6 credits)
    • English (6 credits)
  • Recommended Courses
    • Biochemistry, molecular biology, statistics, business, writing skills, computer science, sculpture and art, social science, history, literature, economics, philosophy, and psychology

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GPA

  • Class of 2013 average accepted GPA: 3.51 (science), 3.63 (non-science)
  • No minimum cut-off, but academic excellence is expected

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DAT

  • Median scores for Class of 2013:
    • Academic Average: 19
    • Perceptual Ability: 19
    • Quantitative Reasoning: 17
    • Reading Comprehension: 20
    • Total Science: 19
  • Test should be no longer than 3 years old
  • Maximum 4 attempts at DAT recommended

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Supporting Documents

  • Three letters of recommendation (one from science professor, one from professor of your major, and one from dental practitioner)
  • Application fee: $80
  • 2x2 passport photo (not mandatory)

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Interview

  • Interviews are by INVITATION
  • Interview with two faculty members and dental student
  • Professional or casual business attire is appropriate

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Timeline

  • June 3, 2013: AADSAS application and online supplemental available
  • August 1, 2013: Submission of applications encouraged
  • September 14-Oct 12, 2013: Scheduled interview dates
  • November 1, 2013: AADSAS application deadline
  • December 1, 2013: Deadline for supplemental application
  • December 2, 2013: Decision making by selection committee and notification of results (First Round)
  • End of January 2014: Decision making by selection committee and notification of results (Second Round)
  • August 18, 2014: Classes begin

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Expenses 2013-2014

  • First year tuition: $ 24,350(NC resident), $42,000 (non-resident)
  • First year average expenses: $42,6400 (NC resident), $69,290 (non-resident)
  • Total four year expense: $151,297.00 (NC resident), $250,450.00 (non-resident)

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