School of Dental Medicine

School of Dental Medicine Admissions Timeline

Applicants for Fall 2013
Month Year Detail
Spring 2012 Begin requesting letters of evaluation: one from a pre-health professions committee or four from individual professors — at least 2 from science professors, 1 from a liberal arts professor, employer, pastor, etc., and one from a dentist (total of 4 letters)
Prepare personal statement for AADSAS application
Prepare for the Dental Admissions Test (DAT)
Summer 2012 Shadow a dentist(s) and/or specialist(s)
June 2012 AADSAS online application available from American Dental Education Association (ADEA) website,
UNLV Supplemental application may be downloaded and mailed to UNLV after submitting AADSAS application
July 2012 Take Dental Admissions Test no later than this date
Sept. 2012 Interviews begin and take place through February/March
Dec. 2012 Letters of acceptance mailed to qualified candidates. For status of application, please check Infosource website.
Jan. 2013 UNLV AADSAS Application deadline
Feb. 2013 Deadline to submit all other supporting documentation
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) priority date
Sept. 2013 Classes begin

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is complete and all supporting documents have been received by our office. Only complete files will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee for interview decisions.

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