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School of Dental Medicine Admissions Timeline

Applicants for Fall 2015
Month Year Detail
Spring 2014 Begin requesting letters of evaluation: one from a pre-health professions committee or three 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 2014 Shadow a dentist(s) and/or specialist(s)
June 2014 AADSAS online application available from American Dental Education Association (ADEA) website,

Upon submission of the AADSAS application, applicants should download the UNLV supplemental application. This application must be returned along with:

  • a recent 2” x 2” color photograph
  • a $50 cashier’s check, personal check or money order made payable to the “Board of Regents”

Please mail the supplemental materials to UNLV School of Dental Medicine at 1001 Shadow Lane MS 7411 Las Vegas, NV 89106.

July 2014 Take Dental Admissions Test no later than this date
Sept. 2014 Interviews begin and take place through February/March
Dec. 2014 Letters of acceptance mailed to qualified candidates. For status of application, please check Infosource website.
Jan. 2015 UNLV AADSAS Application deadline
Feb. 2015 Deadline to submit all other supporting documentation
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) priority date
Sept. 2015 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.